A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Palimbang in Philippines on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/05/17 / 2017-05-31 02:26:29 / May 31, 2017 @ 2:26 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 559.38 km (348 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.755 East, latitude 6.0424 North, depth = 559.38 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20009l3x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009l3x. The temblor was reported at 10:26:29 / 10:26 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Maitum, Puloypuloy, Kalamansig (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Kalamansig (c. 12 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Maitum (c. 8 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Bantogon (c. 5 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Puloypuloy (c. 5 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 51 km WSW of Palimbang, Philippines.
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