A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Sigaboy in Philippines on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 57.88 km (36 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/03/17 / 2017-03-08 18:50:01 / March 8, 2017 @ 6:50 pm. The temblor was detected at 02:50:01 / 2:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 126.0492 East, latitude 6.6751 North, depth = 57.88 km. Event id: us20008sgq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008sgq.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (41 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bansalan, San Mariano, Tagum.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km NW of Sigaboy, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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