A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 172 km ENE of General Luna, Philippines (107 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 127.6508 East, latitude 10.2927 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/07/17 / 2017-07-28 18:36:59 / July 28, 2017 @ 6:36 pm. The temblor was detected at 03:36:59 / 3:36 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000a3mr. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a3mr.
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 172 km ENE of General Luna, Philippines.
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