A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Loreto in Philippines on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 111.03 km, 125.7794° East, 10.5127° North. Id of earthquake: us2000a1cb. Event ids that are associated: us2000a1cb. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/07/17 / 2017-07-21 08:29:21 / July 21, 2017 @ 8:29 am. 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 111.03 km (69 miles). The temblor was detected at 16:29:21 / 4:29 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Abuyog (c. 15 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Sogod (c. 8 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Luna, Dapa, Sogod (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 27 km NE of Loreto, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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