A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Bayabas in Philippines on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 04:40:15 / 4:40 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20008j80. Event ids that are associated: us20008j80. 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 47.22 km (29 miles). Exact location, longitude 126.4368° East, latitude 9.0789° North, depth = 47.22 km. Global time and date of event 11/02/17 / 2017-02-11 20:40:15 / February 11, 2017 @ 8:40 pm UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 99 km (62 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Luis, Magallanes, Tungao. Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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