A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Malisbeng in Philippines. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/03/17 / 2017-03-06 01:39:03 / March 6, 2017 @ 1:39 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 529.44 km (329 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:39:03 / 9:39 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 529.44 km, 124.0092° East, 5.6689° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008774. Unique identifier: us10008774.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 97 km (61 miles) from Sebu (c. 21 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kiamba (c. 11 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Maitum (c. 8 500 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Bantogon (c. 5 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sebu, Bantogon, Kiamba. Close 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. Each 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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nine 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: 62 km SW of Malisbeng, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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