A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Cortes in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/02/20 / 2020-02-14 13:43:12 / February 14, 2020 @ 1:43 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:43:12 / 9:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 126.5621 East, latitude 9.2885 North, depth = 35 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Event id: us70007tqf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007tqf.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lianga, Dapa, Socorro (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Tago (c. 6 300 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 40 km E of Cortes, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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