A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Pondaguitan in Philippines. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 128.33 km (80 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/03/17 / 2017-03-27 12:12:34 / March 27, 2017 @ 12:12 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:12:34 / 8:12 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20008v01. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008v01. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 128.33 km, 126.0113° East, 6.1066° North.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 93 km (58 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Baliton, Glan, Padada.
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 two and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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