A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Marihatag in Philippines. The temblor was detected at 16:58:14 / 4:58 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/03/19 / 2019-03-14 08:58:14 / March 14, 2019 @ 8:58 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 126.9968° East, 8.7395° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jfek. Id of event: us1000jfek.
Event epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Hinatuan (c. 10 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Tago (c. 6 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Aras-asan (c. 5 100 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 Bislig, Tago, Hinatuan.
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 77 km E of Marihatag, Philippines.
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