A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:34:52 / 4:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 65.72 km, 125.3243° East, 5.0876° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 65.72 km (41 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/09/15 / 2015-09-17 08:34:52 / September 17, 2015 @ 8:34 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20003kja. Event ids that are associated: us20003kja.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Caburan, Malapatan, Maasin (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 83 km (52 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Sapu Padidu (c. 9 800 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Maasin (c. 5 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Baliton (c. 5 800 pop).
Each 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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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