A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Glamang in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us100086qt. Ids that are associated to the event: us100086qt. Global time and date of event 23/02/17 / 2017-02-23 03:06:59 / February 23, 2017 @ 3:06 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 43.73 km, 124.964° East, 6.1114° North. The temblor was reported at 11:06:59 / 11:06 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.73 km (27 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 23 km (14 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Bañga (c. 58 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Tacurong (c. 54 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sarangani, Makilala, Malasila (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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