A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Santa Ana in Philippines on Saturday. Global time and date of event 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 19:55:20 / September 8, 2017 @ 7:55 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000arse. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000arse. The temblor was picked up at 03:55:20 / 3:55 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 122.6478 East, latitude 18.4195 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Gonzaga (c. 7 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 6 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gonzaga, Santa Ana.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one and in the last 365 days two 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.
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