A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 76 kilometers (47 miles) from San Ignacio in Philippines on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20008kh9. Event ids that are associated: us20008kh9. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/02/17 / 2017-02-05 15:07:55 / February 5, 2017 @ 3:07 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:07:55 / 11:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 127.0796° East, latitude 6.7542° North, depth = 74.34 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 74.34 km (46 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manay, San Ignacio. Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Ignacio (c. 6 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 76 km ESE of San Ignacio, Philippines.
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