A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Gigmoto in Philippines on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:20:09 / 3:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/01/19 / 2019-01-25 19:20:09 / January 25, 2019 @ 7:20 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000jes3. Unique identifier: us2000jes3. Exact location of event, depth 44.75 km, 124.841° East, 13.6609° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 44.75 km (28 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pandan, Calolbon, Calatagan (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Virac (c. 15 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Calatagan (c. 7 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Pandan (c. 5 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Calolbon (c. 5 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 50 km ESE of Gigmoto, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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