A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Lais in Philippines. Global time and date of event 26/09/18 / 2018-09-26 22:40:27 / September 26, 2018 @ 10:40 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000h30j. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000h30j. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:40:27 / 6:40 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 140.74 km (87 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 125.8565 East, latitude 6.4047 North, depth = 140.74 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sulit, Biao, Lambayong (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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