A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Alugan in Philippines. The temblor was detected at 13:04:43 / 1:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.9492 East, latitude 12.7168 North, depth = 65.4 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 65.4 km (41 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10008h94. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008h94. Global time and date of event 08/04/17 / 2017-04-08 05:04:43 / April 8, 2017 @ 5:04 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Can-Avid, Palapag, Dolores. Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Dolores (c. 9 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Gamay (c. 9 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Oras (c. 9 000 pop), 93 km (57 miles) from Palapag (c. 8 300 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Can-Avid (c. 5 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Arteche (c. 5 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 75 km NE of Alugan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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