A earthquake magnitude 6.9 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Canhandugan in Philippines on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt17187001, at00osnt2p. Id of event: at00osnt2p. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 6.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:04:03 / 4:04 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 08:04:03 / July 6, 2017 @ 8:04 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 124.8 East, latitude 11.147 North, depth = 41 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Canhandugan in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arteche, Balamban, Cordova (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 136 km (84 miles) from Cebu City (c. 798 600 pop), 131 km (82 miles) from Lapu-Lapu City (c. 350 500 pop), 133 km (82 miles) from Mandaue City (c. 331 300 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Ormoc (c. 191 200 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Danao (c. 70 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 121 km (75 miles) from Liloan (c. 49 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 2 km ENE of Canhandugan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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