A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Bunawan in Philippines. The temblor was detected at 19:58:17 / 7:58 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000hvuk. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hvuk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.4 km (29 miles). Exact location, longitude 125.9478° East, latitude 8.1729° North, depth = 46.4 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/11/18 / 2018-11-17 11:58:17 / November 17, 2018 @ 11:58 am.
Epicenter of the event was 82 km (51 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Malaybalay (c. 61 500 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop). Close 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 Baganga, Carmen, Alejal.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 eight and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km W of Bunawan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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