A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Burias in Philippines. Event id: us10008pta. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008pta. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 04:40:22 / May 1, 2017 @ 4:40 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 124.9458 East, latitude 5.3892 North, depth = 57.14 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 57.14 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 12:40:22 / 12:40 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Katangawan, Silway 7, Suyan. Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Buayan (c. 14 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Lun Pequeño (c. 11 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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