A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Cantapoy in Philippines. Exact location of event, depth 54.94 km, 125.3755° East, 9.3976° North. Event id: us20003hta. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003hta. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/08/15 / 2015-08-29 07:01:23 / August 29, 2015 @ 7:01 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54.94 km (34 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:01:23 / 3:01 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lagonglong, Salay, Esperanza (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 53 km (33 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Mariano (c. 70 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop).
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. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 12 km SSW of Cantapoy, Philippines.
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