A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Talisay in Philippines. Exact location of event, depth 154.13 km, 125.6556° East, 9.7586° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 15:58:32 / May 12, 2020 @ 3:58 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 154.13 km (96 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70009kv6. Event ids that are associated: us70009kv6. The temblor was reported at 23:58:32 / 11:58 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Buenavista (c. 18 700 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Libertad, Buenavista, Butuan (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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