A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Don Carlos in Philippines on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/04/17 / 2017-04-12 05:01:57 / April 12, 2017 @ 5:01 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 124.9072° East, 7.694° North, depth 9.35 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.35 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:01:57 / 1:01 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10008gv0. Event ids that are associated: us10008gv0.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dalipuga, Linamon, Baracatan. Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Cagayan de Oro (c. 445 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Iligan City (c. 312 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Mantampay (c. 265 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Marawi City (c. 143 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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