A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Dicabisagan in Philippines. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/03/20 / 2020-03-08 22:53:16 / March 8, 2020 @ 10:53 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.48 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 06:53:16 / 6:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 122.6046 East, latitude 17.3772 North, depth = 40.48 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us60008edg. Event ids that are associated: us60008edg.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Reina Mercedes, Naguilian, Gamu (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Ilagan (c. 72 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Cabagan (c. 25 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Mariano (c. 12 400 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Naguilian (c. 8 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Reina Mercedes (c. 6 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Upi (c. 5 600 pop). Nearby 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 38 km NNE of Dicabisagan, Philippines.
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