A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from La Paz in Philippines. The temblor was picked up at 11:34:04 / 11:34 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 80.44 km (50 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 26/09/20 / 2020-09-26 11:34:04 / September 26, 2020 @ 11:34 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c3vy. Unique identifier: us6000c3vy. Exact location of event, longitude 126.5362 East, latitude 9.1895 North, depth = 80.44 km.
Event epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Tagbina (c. 10 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Hinatuan (c. 10 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Barobo (c. 9 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bah-Bah, Hinatuan, Tagbina (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 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 seventeen, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 37 km NE of La Paz, Philippines.
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