A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Silago in Philippines on Friday. The temblor was detected at 10:56:58 / 10:56 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000jkbw. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jkbw. 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 56.98 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/03/19 / 2019-03-15 02:56:58 / March 15, 2019 @ 2:56 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.1869 East, latitude 10.5128 North, depth = 56.98 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Ormoc (c. 191 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Maasin (c. 18 300 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Baybay (c. 17 700 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isabel, Luna, Matlang (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-five 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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