A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 175 km SW of Palimbang, Philippines (109 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:07:20 / 8:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/08/17 / 2017-08-12 12:07:20 / August 12, 2017 @ 12:07 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 583.78 km (363 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.1813 East, latitude 4.9809 North, depth = 583.78 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a8tp. Id of event: us2000a8tp.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
Did you feel the quake?
Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 175 km SW of Palimbang, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.