A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Astorga in Philippines on Saturday. Global time and date of event 11/02/17 / 2017-02-11 09:15:25 / February 11, 2017 @ 9:15 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us20008lg9. Event ids that are associated: us20008lg9. Exact location of event, depth 16.19 km, 125.4222° East, 6.908° North. The temblor was picked up at 17:15:25 / 5:15 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16.19 km (10 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Quezon, Lun Pequeño, Don Carlos (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 28 km (17 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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