A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Baliton in Philippines on Thursday. Exact location, longitude 125.2219° East, latitude 5.7471° North, depth = 45.65 km. The temblor was picked up at 08:54:40 / 8:54 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us60007nhl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007nhl. Global time and date of event 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 00:54:40 / January 23, 2020 @ 12:54 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.65 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Maria, Koronadal, Basiawan. Earthquake epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Bañga (c. 58 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-one 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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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 1 km WNW of Baliton, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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