A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Kablalan in Philippines on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 125.1816° East, 5.7302° North. The temblor was reported at 08:23:56 / 8:23 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/02/20 / 2020-02-24 00:23:56 / February 24, 2020 @ 12:23 am. Event id: us6000867e. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000867e. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santo Niño, Koronadal, Dahay. Epicenter of the event was 43 km (26 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), 89 km (55 miles) from Bañga (c. 58 900 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km SSW of Kablalan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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