A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Loreto in Philippines on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/01/17 / 2017-01-26 20:49:39 / January 26, 2017 @ 8:49 pm. Exact location of event, depth 87.42 km, 125.4914° East, 10.5961° North. Id of earthquake: us20008iqp. Event ids that are associated: us20008iqp. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 87.42 km (54 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:49:39 / 4:49 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Balogo, Llorente, Panalanoy. Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Maasin (c. 18 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Baybay (c. 17 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Tanauan (c. 16 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 27 km NNW of Loreto, Philippines.
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