A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Caraga in Philippines. The temblor was detected at 23:58:38 / 11:58 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 86.94 km (54 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20008ixv. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008ixv. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/02/17 / 2017-02-10 15:58:38 / February 10, 2017 @ 3:58 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.5679 East, latitude 7.3843 North, depth = 86.94 km.
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tibanbang, Sigaboy, Panabo (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 6 km N of Caraga, Philippines.
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