A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Salawagan in Philippines. Id of earthquake: us2000a6fv. Event ids that are associated: us2000a6fv. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.24 km (13 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:16:26 / 4:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/08/17 / 2017-08-05 08:16:26 / August 5, 2017 @ 8:16 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.1699 East, latitude 7.725 North, depth = 21.24 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Valencia (c. 83 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Malaybalay (c. 61 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pikit, Midsayap, Inawayan (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 6 km ENE of Salawagan, Philippines.
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