A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Sabtang in Philippines. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.01 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10009797. Event ids that are associated: us10009797. Exact location of event, depth 13.01 km, 121.3939° East, 20.0907° North. 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: 29/06/17 / 2017-06-29 16:07:25 / June 29, 2017 @ 4:07 pm. The temblor was picked up at 00:07:25 / 12:07 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Basco (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Basco (c. 7 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 56 km WSW of Sabtang, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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