A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Comagascas in Philippines on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude 125.5707 East, latitude 9.1248 North, depth = 80.34 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 22:01:34 / 10:01 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000adg4. Id of event: us2000adg4. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/08/17 / 2017-08-27 14:01:34 / August 27, 2017 @ 2:01 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 80.34 km (50 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Mariano (c. 70 500 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 4 km (2 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Luis, Mambajao, Claveria (min 5000 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 fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 2 km SE of Comagascas, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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