A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Anahawan in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 65.09 km (40 miles). Global time and date of event 05/08/17 / 2017-08-05 11:12:54 / August 5, 2017 @ 11:12 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 125.3405 East, latitude 10.1254 North, depth = 65.09 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:12:54 / 7:12 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000a53s. Event ids that are associated: us2000a53s.
Epicenter of the event was 41 km (26 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Maasin (c. 18 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Baybay (c. 17 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Abuyog (c. 15 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Bato (c. 10 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop). Close 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 Mabini, Socorro, Dapa.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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