A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Panikian in Philippines on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hghj. Id of event: us1000hghj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 125.8717° East, 9.3139° North, depth 98.54 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/10/18 / 2018-10-19 17:19:13 / October 19, 2018 @ 5:19 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 98.54 km (61 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:19:13 / 1:19 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Luis, Barobo, San Francisco (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. 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 twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 7 km WSW of Panikian, Philippines.
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