A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Bayabas in Philippines on Monday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:55:20 / 9:55 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/04/17 / 2017-04-17 13:55:20 / April 17, 2017 @ 1:55 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 41.34 km (26 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 126.4661 East, latitude 9.1097 North, depth = 41.34 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008icy. Unique identifier: us10008icy.
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (54 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Tagbina (c. 10 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Hinatuan (c. 10 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Claver, Taligaman, Bayugan (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 25 km NE of Bayabas, Philippines.
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