A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Mat-i in Philippines. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008lrw. Unique identifier: us20008lrw. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/02/17 / 2017-02-13 11:14:45 / February 13, 2017 @ 11:14 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 58.51 km (36 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:14:45 / 7:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 125.4423° East, 9.6874° North, depth 58.51 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Medina, Mambajao, Sogod. The epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Buenavista (c. 18 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Maasin (c. 18 300 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 6 km SSW of Mat-i, Philippines.
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