A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Sabang in Philippines. Unique identifier: us2000a931. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a931. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.149 East, latitude 14.72 North, depth = 51.33 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/08/17 / 2017-08-13 13:58:59 / August 13, 2017 @ 1:58 pm. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:58:59 / 9:58 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51.33 km (32 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alfonso, Papaya, Binubusan (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from San Jose del Monte (c. 357 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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