A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Bual in Philippines. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 20:18:22 / 8:18 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000627v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000627v. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 124.9652° East, 6.7966° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/10/19 / 2019-10-16 12:18:22 / October 16, 2019 @ 12:18 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Suyan, Lasang, Cotabato (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-nine, in the last 10 days fifty-two, in the past 30 days fifty-two and in the last 365 days seventy 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 6 km E of Bual, Philippines.
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