A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Bayabas in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:58:10 / 8:58 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 17/11/16 / 2016-11-17 00:58:10 / November 17, 2016 @ 12:58 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000795d. Unique identifier: us1000795d. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.4573 East, latitude 8.9724 North, depth = 51.83 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 51.83 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cabadbaran, Butuan, Tungao (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-nine 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 18 km E of Bayabas, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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