A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Siraway in Philippines. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 37.28 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us20006hft. Unique identifier: us20006hft. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/07/16 / 2016-07-25 15:05:39 / July 25, 2016 @ 3:05 pm. Exact location of event, depth 37.28 km, 121.8699° East, 7.5299° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:05:39 / 11:05 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Zamboanga (c. 457 600 pop), 93 km (57 miles) from City of Isabela (c. 67 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Recodo (c. 42 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Ipil (c. 19 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Sangali (c. 14 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Labuan (c. 12 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Titay (c. 11 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalawit, City of Isabela, Ipil.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 30 km WSW of Siraway, Philippines.
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