A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Claveria in Philippines. Event id: us10008ryb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008ryb. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.7 km (17 miles). The temblor was reported at 01:18:57 / 1:18 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 17:18:57 / May 9, 2017 @ 5:18 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 121.1061 East, latitude 18.9648 North, depth = 26.7 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (55 miles) from Aparri (c. 33 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Cabaritan East (c. 9 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Pasuquin (c. 5 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Ballesteros (c. 5 600 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aparri, Pasuquin, Ballesteros (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 39 km N of Claveria, Philippines.
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