A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Wawa in Philippines. Exact location of event, longitude 121.0403 East, latitude 13.6783 North, depth = 35 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:36:39 / 4:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/04/17 / 2017-04-08 08:36:39 / April 8, 2017 @ 8:36 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008ft1. Id of event: us10008ft1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Event epicenter was 94 km (59 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cabcaben, Taytay, Sablayan. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km S of Wawa, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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