A major earthquake with magnitude 7.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Pangyan in Philippines. A tsunami warning has been issued near Pangyan in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 04:23:18 / 4:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/04/17 / 2017-04-28 20:23:18 / April 28, 2017 @ 8:23 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: pt17118001. Event ids that are associated: pt17118001. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 125.057° East, 5.478° North.
Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 116 km (72 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 145 km (90 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 110 km (68 miles) from Bañga (c. 58 900 pop), 141 km (88 miles) from Tacurong (c. 54 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 121 km (75 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gansing, Bansalan, Digos. Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 15 major earthquakes in the world.
Questions or comments?
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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 34 km SW of Pangyan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.