A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Bantogon in Philippines on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000abry. Id of event: us2000abry. Global time and date of event 23/08/17 / 2017-08-23 17:43:58 / August 23, 2017 @ 5:43 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 44.9 km (28 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.7728 East, latitude 6.4311 North, depth = 44.9 km. The temblor was reported at 01:43:58 / 1:43 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (54 miles) from Laguilayan (c. 17 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Maganoy (c. 17 400 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Dalican (c. 13 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Kalamansig (c. 12 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from South Upi (c. 12 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Upi (c. 9 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maitum, Dalican, Esperanza (min 5000 pop).
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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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