A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Sangay in Philippines. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/01/19 / 2019-01-24 05:30:30 / January 24, 2019 @ 5:30 am. The temblor was detected at 13:30:30 / 1:30 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 31.93 km (20 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000j84s. Unique identifier: us2000j84s. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.4513 East, latitude 6.2598 North, depth = 31.93 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Kalamansig (c. 12 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Bantogon (c. 5 400 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Puloypuloy (c. 5 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puloypuloy, Kalamansig, Bantogon. Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 68 km WSW of Sangay, Philippines.
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