A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Wawa in Philippines. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:06:51 / 1:06 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/03/20 / 2020-03-16 05:06:51 / March 16, 2020 @ 5:06 am. Exact location of event, depth 106.94 km, 120.6717° East, 13.588° North. Event id: us70008gx2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008gx2. 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 106.94 km (66 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 216 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Lipa City (c. 212 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Pedro, Bay, Santa Rosa (min 5000 pop).
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. 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 eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 15 km NNW of Wawa, Philippines.
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