A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Cagwait in Philippines on Friday. The temblor was detected at 22:20:06 / 10:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 79.12 km, 126.6921° East, 9.0211° North. Id of earthquake: us20002y58. Event ids that are associated: us20002y58. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 79.12 km (49 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/07/15 / 2015-07-17 14:20:06 / July 17, 2015 @ 2:20 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bislig, Patin-ay, San Francisco (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 99 km (61 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Tagbina (c. 10 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Hinatuan (c. 10 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 44 km ENE of Cagwait, Philippines.
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