A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Osias in Philippines. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/04/17 / 2017-04-14 14:02:54 / April 14, 2017 @ 2:02 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008hk4. Unique identifier: us10008hk4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:02:54 / 10:02 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24.17 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 124.7781 East, latitude 7.6759 North, depth = 24.17 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sampao, Maganoy, Manticao (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Cagayan de Oro (c. 445 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Iligan City (c. 312 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Mantampay (c. 265 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Marawi City (c. 143 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km NNW of Osias, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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