A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Manukan in Philippines on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:59:52 / 9:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 122.9611° East, 8.752° North, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 04/08/20 / 2020-08-04 21:59:52 / August 4, 2020 @ 9:59 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000bbyn. Event ids that are associated: us6000bbyn.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Molave, Langcangan, Colipapa. Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Dumaguete (c. 113 500 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Dipolog (c. 93 500 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Dapitan (c. 50 500 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Tanjay (c. 39 200 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Bayawan (c. 36 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Sibulan (c. 28 100 pop).
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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