A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Taytayan in Philippines. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 80.15 km (50 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 01:46:40 / 1:46 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/02/17 / 2017-02-02 17:46:40 / February 2, 2017 @ 5:46 pm. Id of earthquake: us20008k7a. Event ids that are associated: us20008k7a. Exact location of event, depth 80.15 km, 126.4562° East, 7.7061° North.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Libertad, Santo Niño, Carmen (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from New Corella (c. 20 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km WSW of Taytayan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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