A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Bolitoc in Philippines on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/01/20 / 2020-01-17 04:37:46 / January 17, 2020 @ 4:37 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 119.3142° East, 15.5734° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 12:37:46 / 12:37 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us60007j82. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007j82.
Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Masinloc (c. 28 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Iba (c. 26 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 26 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Botolan (c. 23 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Amuñgan (c. 12 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Lucapon (c. 5 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Juan, Botolan, Iba (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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