A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Manay in Philippines on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/02/16 / 2016-02-17 15:48:17 / February 17, 2016 @ 3:48 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:48:17 / 11:48 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 71.14 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us200050w2. Ids that are associated to the event: us200050w2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 126.7737° East, latitude 7.0912° North, depth = 71.14 km.
Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from San Mariano (c. 18 700 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Baganga (c. 10 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Compostela, Magnaga, Manat (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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