A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Baliton in Philippines. The temblor was picked up at 01:30:25 / 1:30 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000dh2z. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dh2z. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.26 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 125.1314° East, latitude 5.6627° North, depth = 45.26 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/02/21 / 2021-02-08 01:30:25 / February 8, 2021 @ 1:30 am.
The epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Bañga (c. 58 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Surallah (c. 31 100 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dahay, Bañga, Carpenter (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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. 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: 14 km SW of Baliton, Philippines.
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