A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a3nr. Id of event: us2000a3nr. The temblor was picked up at 19:59:15 / 7:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 35.73 km, 125.5157° East, 4.7305° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35.73 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/08/17 / 2017-08-02 11:59:15 / August 2, 2017 @ 11:59 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sarangani. Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 74 km S of Sarangani, Philippines.
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