A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Caburan in Philippines on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 123.9 km (77 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us7000ai20. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ai20. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:21:30 / 8:21 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/07/20 / 2020-07-04 20:21:30 / July 4, 2020 @ 8:21 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 125.9462 East, latitude 5.7565 North, depth = 123.9 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was General Santos, Maluñgun, Katangawan (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 94 km (59 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 38 km ESE of Caburan, Philippines.
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