A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Fuerte in Philippines on Sunday. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:37:06 / 4:37 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009pil. Unique identifier: us20009pil. Exact location of event, depth 55.27 km, 120.281° East, 17.4728° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 24/06/17 / 2017-06-24 20:37:06 / June 24, 2017 @ 8:37 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 55.27 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Paringao, Barlig, San Fernando (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Laoag (c. 102 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from San Fernando (c. 83 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Batac City (c. 53 500 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Vigan (c. 48 500 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Tagudin (c. 35 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from San Nicolas (c. 34 200 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 28 000 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km SW of Fuerte, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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