A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Tingloy in Philippines. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/04/17 / 2017-04-08 15:23:00 / April 8, 2017 @ 3:23 pm. Event id: us10008fv3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008fv3. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:23:00 / 11:23 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 120.764 East, latitude 13.5928 North, depth = 56.73 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 56.73 km (35 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Lucena (c. 228 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 216 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lucena, Mariveles, Majayjay (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 13 km WSW of Tingloy, Philippines.
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