A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 49 kilometers (30 miles) from General Luna in Philippines on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 23:21:24 / 11:21 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.579 East, latitude 9.9467 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/09/17 / 2017-09-05 15:21:24 / September 5, 2017 @ 3:21 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ag3v. Unique identifier: us2000ag3v. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cantilan, Socorro, Dapa (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 49 km ENE of General Luna, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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