A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from San Francisco in Philippines. The epicenter was at a depth of 58.52 km (36 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100088vj. Id of event: us100088vj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.3667 East, latitude 9.7662 North, depth = 58.52 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/03/17 / 2017-03-14 11:47:58 / March 14, 2017 @ 11:47 am. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:47:58 / 7:47 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 93 km (58 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Buenavista (c. 18 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Maasin (c. 18 300 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hilongos, Mabini, Butuan (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km W of San Francisco, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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