A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Valencia in Philippines. The epicenter was at a depth of 26.3 km (16 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us700038kn. Unique identifier: us700038kn. Global time and date of event 12/04/19 / 2019-04-12 16:21:00 / April 12, 2019 @ 4:21 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 125.1357° East, latitude 7.8958° North, depth = 26.3 km. The temblor was detected at 00:21:00 / 12:21 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Cagayan de Oro (c. 445 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Iligan City (c. 312 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Marawi City (c. 143 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Valencia (c. 83 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Amas, Talacogon, Marawi City (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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