A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Santiago in Philippines. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/07/17 / 2017-07-05 16:30:09 / July 5, 2017 @ 4:30 pm. Event id: us1000992e. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000992e. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 00:30:09 / 12:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 127.2412° East, latitude 7.1428° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Baganga, San Ignacio, Manay. Event epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Baganga (c. 10 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from San Ignacio (c. 6 300 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 75 km ESE of Santiago, Philippines.
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