A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Cagdianao in Philippines. Exact location, longitude 125.7257° East, latitude 9.9076° North, depth = 90.89 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 90.89 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 03:39:42 / 3:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/01/17 / 2017-01-12 19:39:42 / January 12, 2017 @ 7:39 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007vs8. Unique identifier: us10007vs8.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sogod, Cabadbaran, Tubay (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 39 km (25 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Sogod (c. 8 300 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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