A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Tutubigan in Philippines. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:52:10 / 8:52 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/04/19 / 2019-04-27 00:52:10 / April 27, 2019 @ 12:52 am. Exact location of event, depth 161.95 km, 125.1341° East, 11.8001° North. 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 161.95 km (101 miles). Event id: us70003cub. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003cub.
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Catarman (c. 47 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Carigara (c. 17 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dulag, Catarman, Kananya (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km ESE of Tutubigan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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