A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Aumbay in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000h6lu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000h6lu. The epicenter was at a depth of 49 km (30 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/10/18 / 2018-10-03 21:44:21 / October 3, 2018 @ 9:44 pm. The temblor was picked up at 05:44:21 / 5:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.8286 East, latitude 7.0935 North, depth = 49 km.
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Talagutong, Amas, Andop (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 39 km (25 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 5 km ESE of Aumbay, Philippines.
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