A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Davao in Philippines. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/02/17 / 2017-02-23 01:50:16 / February 23, 2017 @ 1:50 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20008lnh. Event ids that are associated: us20008lnh. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.55 km (10 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 125.5854° East, 7.0606° North, depth 15.55 km. The temblor was reported at 09:50:16 / 9:50 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tamnag, Pagalungan, Kadingilan. The epicenter was 3 km (2 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 3 km WSW of Davao, Philippines.
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