A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Sabang in Philippines on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 75.94 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 11:14:20 / 11:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.9608 East, latitude 13.6096 North, depth = 75.94 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008fza. Id of event: us10008fza. Global time and date of event 09/04/17 / 2017-04-09 03:14:20 / April 9, 2017 @ 3:14 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Lucena (c. 228 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 216 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cavite City, Boac, Malaya (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 11 km N of Sabang, Philippines.
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