A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Tubajon in Philippines. Global time and date of event 08/05/20 / 2020-05-08 02:51:16 / May 8, 2020 @ 2:51 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 10:51:16 / 10:51 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009g3n. Id of event: us70009g3n. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.6815 East, latitude 10.2876 North, depth = 10 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kitcharao, Maasin, Alegria. Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Maasin (c. 18 300 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Abuyog (c. 15 600 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every 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.
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