A earthquake magnitude 6.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Balangonan in Philippines. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 41.74 km (26 miles). The temblor was picked up at 04:23:19 / 4:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 125.0843 East, latitude 5.4766 North, depth = 41.74 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/04/17 / 2017-04-28 20:23:19 / April 28, 2017 @ 8:23 pm. Unique identifier: us10008ls4. Ids that are associated to the event: at00op4zax, pt17118001, us10008ls4. A tsunami warning has been issued near Balangonan in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 117 km (73 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Bañga (c. 58 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 120 km (74 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Surallah (c. 31 100 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guihing Proper, Hagonoy, Columbio.
Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
Did you feel the quake?
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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 31 km WSW of Balangonan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.