A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Katubao in Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, 124.717° East, 5.7436° North, depth 53.68 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 02:02:34 / 2:02 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 53.68 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us20008hp6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008hp6. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/02/17 / 2017-02-04 18:02:34 / February 4, 2017 @ 6:02 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isulan, Lutayan, Tantangan (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Bañga (c. 58 900 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Isulan (c. 31 700 pop).
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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 20 km SW of Katubao, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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