A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Baculin in Philippines. The temblor was picked up at 11:20:57 / 11:20 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.43 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hjq4. Unique identifier: us2000hjq4. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/09/18 / 2018-09-17 03:20:57 / September 17, 2018 @ 3:20 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 126.9714° East, latitude 7.3993° North, depth = 30.43 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lingig, Cateel, Taytayan. Epicenter of the earthquake was 52 km (32 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Baganga (c. 10 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Taytayan (c. 6 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Cateel (c. 6 600 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Lingig (c. 6 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from San Ignacio (c. 6 300 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 43 km E of Baculin, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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