A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Cantilan in Philippines on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.69 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/06/17 / 2017-06-13 20:17:43 / June 13, 2017 @ 8:17 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 126.1107 East, latitude 9.4352 North, depth = 29.69 km. Unique identifier: us20009n3e. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009n3e. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 04:17:43 / 4:17 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 82 km (51 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bah-Bah, Tungao, Buenavista (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 18 km NE of Cantilan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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