A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Palimbang in Philippines on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 530.57 km (330 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 02:54:22 / 2:54 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70005cw1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005cw1. Global time and date of event 02/09/19 / 2019-09-02 18:54:22 / September 2, 2019 @ 6:54 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 123.922° East, 6.0555° North, depth 530.57 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Laguilayan, South Upi, Sebu. Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Sebu (c. 21 800 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Laguilayan (c. 17 800 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Kalamansig (c. 12 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from South Upi (c. 12 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Kiamba (c. 11 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Maitum (c. 8 500 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 34 km WSW of Palimbang, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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