A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Pondaguitan in Philippines. Exact location, longitude 126.337° East, latitude 6.1583° North, depth = 73.83 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/08/17 / 2017-08-16 17:08:32 / August 16, 2017 @ 5:08 pm. Unique identifier: us2000aakw. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000aakw. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 73.83 km (46 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:08:32 / 1:08 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lupon, Mati, Malita (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Talagutong (c. 8 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 28 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines.
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