A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Mabua in Philippines. Exact location of event, depth 35.26 km, 125.3807° East, 9.8335° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008ken. Unique identifier: us20008ken. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/02/17 / 2017-02-17 09:18:29 / February 17, 2017 @ 9:18 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.26 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:18:29 / 5:18 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mambajao, Nasipit, Buenavista. Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Buenavista (c. 18 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Maasin (c. 18 300 pop), 31 km (20 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Mambajao (c. 10 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Bato (c. 10 000 pop).
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 six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 7 km WNW of Mabua, Philippines.
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