A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Talisay in Philippines. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 118.14 km (73 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 125.6558° East, 9.783° North, depth 118.14 km. The temblor was detected at 06:40:51 / 6:40 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/05/20 / 2020-05-11 06:40:51 / May 11, 2020 @ 6:40 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009jq0. Id of event: us70009jq0.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 94 km (58 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Buenavista (c. 18 700 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Libertad, Buenavista, Butuan (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 5 km SE of Talisay, Philippines.
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