A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Lapuan in Philippines. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 101.94 km (63 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 125.8206° East, 6.1403° North, depth 101.94 km. Global time and date of event 07/05/17 / 2017-05-07 01:29:39 / May 7, 2017 @ 1:29 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 09:29:39 / 9:29 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10008q7j. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008q7j. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Magsaysay, Inawayan, Tupi (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km E of Lapuan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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