A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Itbayat in Philippines on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000hj5x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hj5x. The temblor was picked up at 08:11:38 / 8:11 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 24/09/18 / 2018-09-24 00:11:38 / September 24, 2018 @ 12:11 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22.25 km (14 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 122.0535 East, latitude 20.8294 North, depth = 22.25 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Basco (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Basco (c. 7 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 22 km ENE of Itbayat, Philippines.
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