A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Jabonga in Philippines. All ids that are associated to the event: us200050jw. Unique identifier: us200050jw. Exact location of earthquake, 125.3644° East, 9.2848° North, depth 64.55 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/02/16 / 2016-02-11 15:15:28 / February 11, 2016 @ 3:15 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 64.55 km (40 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:15:28 / 11:15 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tago, San Luis, San Luis (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Mariano (c. 70 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 17 km WSW of Jabonga, Philippines.
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