A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Magsaysay in Philippines. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:37:36 / 2:37 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/03/20 / 2020-03-13 18:37:36 / March 13, 2020 @ 6:37 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 35.55 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, depth 35.55 km, 125.1181° East, 6.7074° North. Unique identifier: us70008gwj. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008gwj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pagaluñgan, Tubod, Bau. Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km SW of Magsaysay, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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