A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Pangyan in Philippines. Id of earthquake: us10006cjn. Event ids that are associated: us10006cjn. Exact location of event, longitude 125.3175 East, latitude 5.6625 North, depth = 71.59 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/08/16 / 2016-08-10 08:17:46 / August 10, 2016 @ 8:17 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:17:46 / 4:17 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 71.59 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Sebu (c. 21 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Maitum, Basiawan, Tampakan (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km SE of Pangyan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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