A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from General Luna in Philippines on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 23:01:52 / 11:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 126.2347° East, latitude 9.863° North, depth = 39.63 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008li7. Unique identifier: us20008li7. The epicenter was at a depth of 39.63 km (25 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/02/17 / 2017-02-12 15:01:52 / February 12, 2017 @ 3:01 pm.
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 Tago, Loreto, Tandag. Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (51 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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