A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Loyola in Philippines. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:30:37 / 11:30 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/08/20 / 2020-08-02 11:30:37 / August 2, 2020 @ 11:30 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 97.45 km (61 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.3519 East, latitude 8.3194 North, depth = 97.45 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bahc. Unique identifier: us6000bahc.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manat, Nabunturan, Esperanza (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 12 km (8 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 2 km SE of Loyola, Philippines.
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