A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Tandag in Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, 126.1647° East, 9.0674° North, depth 36.58 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/12/20 / 2020-12-15 15:38:41 / December 15, 2020 @ 3:38 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:38:41 / 3:38 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.58 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cs69. Unique identifier: us7000cs69. 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 Placer, Mainit, Buenavista (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 69 km (43 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 4 km (2 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km WSW of Tandag, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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