A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Tuka in Philippines on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/06/17 / 2017-06-23 19:38:43 / June 23, 2017 @ 7:38 pm. Unique identifier: us10009591. Ids that are associated to the event: us10009591. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:38:43 / 3:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 411.69 km, 124.5285° East, 6.4508° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 411.69 km (256 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sulop, Cotabato, Buayan (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 9 km SW of Tuka, Philippines.
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