A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Pondaguitan in Philippines. 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 128.02 km (80 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10008f8a. Event ids that are associated: us10008f8a. Exact location of event, depth 128.02 km, 126.2718° East, 6.1185° North. The temblor was reported at 02:13:11 / 2:13 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/03/17 / 2017-03-31 18:13:11 / March 31, 2017 @ 6:13 pm.
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mati, Lupon, Batobato. Epicenter of the earthquake was 93 km (58 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Talagutong (c. 8 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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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. 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: 28 km SSE of Pondaguitan, Philippines.
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