A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Palimbang in Philippines on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/02/20 / 2020-02-25 13:13:09 / February 25, 2020 @ 1:13 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us70007wfn. Unique identifier: us70007wfn. The temblor was detected at 21:13:09 / 9:13 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 124.0456 East, latitude 6.0716 North, depth = 538.83 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 538.83 km (335 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kauran, Lambo, Bañga (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from Bañga (c. 58 900 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Isulan (c. 31 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Surallah (c. 31 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Sebu (c. 21 800 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Laguilayan (c. 17 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Kalamansig (c. 12 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 22 km SW of Palimbang, Philippines.
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