A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Ilioilio in Philippines. Exact location of event, longitude 119.2992 East, latitude 15.7243 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 20:56:32 / 8:56 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/01/20 / 2020-01-25 12:56:32 / January 25, 2020 @ 12:56 pm. Event id: us70007j4p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007j4p.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Agoo, Sual, Botolan (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 94 km (59 miles) from Agoo (c. 29 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Masinloc (c. 28 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Iba (c. 26 900 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 26 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Botolan (c. 23 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Amuñgan (c. 12 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourteen 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 56 km WSW of Ilioilio, Philippines.
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