A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Veruela in Philippines. The temblor was detected at 06:53:48 / 6:53 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/06/20 / 2020-06-12 06:53:48 / June 12, 2020 @ 6:53 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us6000ae8w. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000ae8w. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 125.9926° East, 8.0546° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lasang, Mailag, Aglayan (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km ESE of Veruela, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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