A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Bobon in Philippines. The temblor was detected at 01:51:55 / 1:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 126.2793° East, latitude 6.919° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us70007nuz. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007nuz. Global time and date of event 03/02/20 / 2020-02-03 17:51:55 / February 3, 2020 @ 5:51 pm UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taytayan, La Libertad, Magatos. Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Each 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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-four 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 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: 7 km NW of Bobon, Philippines.
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