A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.9223 East, latitude 5.4358 North, depth = 106 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 10:21:05 / September 8, 2017 @ 10:21 am. Event id: us2000ai08. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ai08. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:21:05 / 6:21 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 106 km (66 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lun Pequeño, Talagutong, Malapatan (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 91 km (56 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Lun Pequeño (c. 11 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Sapu Padidu (c. 9 800 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Talagutong (c. 8 000 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 50 km E of Sarangani, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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