A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Caburan in Philippines. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 114.29 km (71 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 125.8541° East, 5.6609° North, depth 114.29 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:26:47 / 5:26 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000j5ul. Event ids that are associated: us2000j5ul. Global time and date of event 02/01/19 / 2019-01-02 21:26:47 / January 2, 2019 @ 9:26 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Maluñgun, General Santos, Katangawan. The epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 36 km SE of Caburan, Philippines.
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