A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Pilar in Philippines on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us70009kv3. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009kv3. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 14:29:57 / May 12, 2020 @ 2:29 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 22:29:57 / 10:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 126.1358 East, latitude 9.8696 North, depth = 55.93 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 55.93 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tago, Tandag, Loreto.
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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