A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Colipapa in Philippines on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008uz0. Unique identifier: us20008uz0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 29.81 km (19 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/03/17 / 2017-03-27 08:20:41 / March 27, 2017 @ 8:20 am. Exact location, longitude 122.4861° East, latitude 9.4676° North, depth = 29.81 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:20:41 / 4:20 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Kabankalan (c. 136 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Dumaguete (c. 113 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Bais (c. 65 600 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Hinigaran (c. 39 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tanjay (c. 39 200 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Binalbagan (c. 38 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Bayawan (c. 36 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hinigaran, Santol, Payao (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 8 km W of Colipapa, Philippines.
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