A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Ilioilio in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70003hjv. Event ids that are associated: us70003hjv. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/04/19 / 2019-04-26 23:14:09 / April 26, 2019 @ 11:14 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 07:14:09 / 7:14 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 119.1792 East, latitude 15.5718 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Iba, Amuñgan, Masinloc. Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Masinloc (c. 28 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Iba (c. 26 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 26 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Amuñgan (c. 12 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Lucapon (c. 5 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Taltal (c. 5 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 76 km SW of Ilioilio, Philippines.
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