A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Bulatukan in Philippines. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:18:23 / 2:18 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000628b. Event ids that are associated: us6000628b. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/10/19 / 2019-10-17 06:18:23 / October 17, 2019 @ 6:18 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 125.117° East, 6.8437° North.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pandasan, New Visayas, Don Carlos (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 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 fifty, in the last 10 days fifty-three, in the past 30 days fifty-three and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 8 km SW of Bulatukan, Philippines.
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