A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Surigao in Philippines on Saturday. Global time and date of event 11/02/17 / 2017-02-11 09:11:05 / February 11, 2017 @ 9:11 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us20008j5p. Event ids that are associated: us20008j5p. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 52.84 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 125.5406° East, 9.8341° North, depth 52.84 km. The temblor was reported at 17:11:05 / 5:11 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 98 km (61 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Buenavista (c. 18 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Maasin (c. 18 300 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nasipit, Libertad, Bato (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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