A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Namuac in Philippines on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/05/17 / 2017-05-27 00:54:24 / May 27, 2017 @ 12:54 am. Unique identifier: us10008vnh. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008vnh. The temblor was picked up at 08:54:24 / 8:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 121.1858 East, latitude 19.2244 North, depth = 35.56 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35.56 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ballesteros, Cabaritan East, Claveria (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 69 km (43 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Cabaritan East (c. 9 300 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Ballesteros (c. 5 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 67 km N of Namuac, Philippines.
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