A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Salvacion in Philippines. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 77.73 km (48 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/09/15 / 2015-09-20 09:39:06 / September 20, 2015 @ 9:39 am. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:39:06 / 5:39 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10003key. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003key. Exact location of event, depth 77.73 km, 126.1072° East, 8.8395° North.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Claver, Alegria, Nasipit (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 17 km NW of Salvacion, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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