A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Kimanuit in Philippines on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/04/17 / 2017-04-15 20:40:54 / April 15, 2017 @ 8:40 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10008hz7. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008hz7. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 124.7914° East, 7.7279° North. The temblor was picked up at 04:40:54 / 4:40 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Cagayan de Oro (c. 445 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Iligan City (c. 312 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Mantampay (c. 265 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Marawi City (c. 143 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bacolod, Magatos, Upi (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 7 km ESE of Kimanuit, Philippines.
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