A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Santa Monica in Philippines on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.9948 East, latitude 10.0124 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 13:29:25 / 1:29 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20008k53. Event ids that are associated: us20008k53. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 16/02/17 / 2017-02-16 05:29:25 / February 16, 2017 @ 5:29 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kitcharao, Alegria, Cantilan (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km (37 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days fifty-six 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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