A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Sangay in Philippines. The epicenter was at a depth of 35.94 km (22 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/09/17 / 2017-09-19 23:22:56 / September 19, 2017 @ 11:22 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000arcv. Event ids that are associated: us2000arcv. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:22:56 / 7:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 123.8962° East, latitude 6.3346° North, depth = 35.94 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bañga, Sampao, Awang. The epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Bañga (c. 58 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Tacurong (c. 54 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Isulan (c. 31 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Surallah (c. 31 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Sebu (c. 21 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Laguilayan (c. 17 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Maganoy (c. 17 400 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 20 km SW of Sangay, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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