A earthquake magnitude 6.7 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Talisay in Philippines on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 6.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:03:49 / 10:03 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Talisay in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 10/02/17 / 2017-02-10 14:03:49 / February 10, 2017 @ 2:03 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: at00ol5web. Event ids that are associated: pt17041050, at00ol5web. Exact location, longitude 125.6° East, latitude 9.8° North, depth = 10 km.
Event epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 120 km (74 miles) from Mariano (c. 70 500 pop), 118 km (73 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Buenavista (c. 18 700 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Maasin (c. 18 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Binuangan, Baybay, Aras-asan (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 2 km SW of Talisay, Philippines.
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