A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Canhandugan in Philippines on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 124.8232° East, 11.0782° North. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:10:51 / 4:10 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000995c. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000995c. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 08:10:51 / July 6, 2017 @ 8:10 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pagsanghan, Catmon, Guiuan. Epicenter of the event was 25 km (15 miles) from Ormoc (c. 191 200 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Bogo (c. 23 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Baybay (c. 17 700 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Carigara (c. 17 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 7 km SE of Canhandugan, Philippines.
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