A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Santa Maria in Philippines on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 81.43 km, 126.6217° East, 7.9012° North. Global time and date of event 12/07/17 / 2017-07-12 13:30:27 / July 12, 2017 @ 1:30 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 21:30:27 / 9:30 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10009943. Unique identifier: us10009943. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 81.43 km (51 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Andop, New Corella, Loreto. Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from New Corella (c. 20 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from San Mariano (c. 18 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Veruela (c. 18 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 21 km ESE of Santa Maria, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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