A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Llorente in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 08:21:35 / July 6, 2017 @ 8:21 am. Id of earthquake: us1000995f. Event ids that are associated: us1000995f. Exact location of event, longitude 125.4831 East, latitude 11.3823 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 16:21:35 / 4:21 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Carigara (c. 17 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Tanauan (c. 16 600 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Borongan (c. 16 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Capoocan, Carigara, Abuyog.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventeen 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.
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