A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from San Policarpo in Philippines. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:02:43 / 6:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/09/20 / 2020-09-28 06:02:43 / September 28, 2020 @ 6:02 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 125.7916 East, latitude 12.3352 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us6000c4qq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c4qq.
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Laoang (c. 16 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Borongan (c. 16 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Dolores (c. 9 300 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Gamay (c. 9 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Oras (c. 9 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Palapag (c. 8 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Borongan, Laoang, Palapag (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 35 km ENE of San Policarpo, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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