A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Santiago in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:19:23 / 8:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 126.9456 East, latitude 7.2071 North, depth = 68.13 km. Event id: us2000axc3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000axc3. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/10/17 / 2017-10-01 00:19:23 / October 1, 2017 @ 12:19 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 68.13 km (42 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Baganga (c. 10 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Taytayan (c. 6 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Cateel (c. 6 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from San Ignacio (c. 6 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Kinablangan (c. 5 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mati, Cateel, Taytayan (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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 42 km ESE of Santiago, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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