A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 167 km W of Sabtang, Philippines (104 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 09:27:35 / 9:27 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us100086et. Unique identifier: us100086et. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 120.2697° East, 20.4074° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/03/17 / 2017-03-02 01:27:35 / March 2, 2017 @ 1:27 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 167 km W of Sabtang, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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