A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Mabua in Philippines. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/02/17 / 2017-02-13 20:04:02 / February 13, 2017 @ 8:04 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.3 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 04:04:02 / 4:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 41.3 km, 125.4083° East, 9.8276° North. 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: us20008jk1. Unique identifier: us20008jk1.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mambajao, Butuan, Libertad (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 99 km (61 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Buenavista (c. 18 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Maasin (c. 18 300 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km WNW of Mabua, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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