A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Banisilan in Philippines on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: us10008iny. Event ids that are associated: us10008iny. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 11/04/17 / 2017-04-11 22:11:15 / April 11, 2017 @ 10:11 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:11:15 / 6:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 124.644° East, 7.5002° North, depth 10 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Linamon, Boroon, South Upi. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Iligan City (c. 312 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Mantampay (c. 265 000 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Marawi City (c. 143 600 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixteen 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.
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