A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Sulangan in Philippines. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/01/20 / 2020-01-12 07:13:23 / January 12, 2020 @ 7:13 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 126.0588° East, 11.1307° North. Unique identifier: us60007esr. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007esr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 15:13:23 / 3:13 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Borongan (c. 16 500 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Llorente (c. 7 900 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Balangiga (c. 5 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Maydolong (c. 5 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Giporlos (c. 5 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Borongan, Maydolong, Balangiga (min 5000 pop).
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 twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 33 km NE of Sulangan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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