A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Sulangan in Philippines on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.9248 East, latitude 10.9433 North, depth = 35 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ak8v. Unique identifier: us2000ak8v. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/09/17 / 2017-09-11 18:25:37 / September 11, 2017 @ 6:25 pm. The temblor was reported at 02:25:37 / 2:25 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tanauan, Basey, Dulag (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 101 km (63 miles) from Tanauan (c. 16 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Borongan (c. 16 500 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Dulag (c. 10 200 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Llorente (c. 7 900 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Basey (c. 7 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Balangiga (c. 5 600 pop).
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 twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 10 km E of Sulangan, Philippines.
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