A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Mahayag in Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.5802 East, latitude 7.2425 North, depth = 16.74 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008lvi. Id of event: us20008lvi. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/02/17 / 2017-02-23 11:17:38 / February 23, 2017 @ 11:17 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 19:17:38 / 7:17 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 16.74 km (10 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Valencia, Tulunan, Tibanbang (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 14 km (8 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Valencia (c. 83 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 5 km WNW of Mahayag, Philippines.
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