A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Mindanao, Philippines kilometers (0 miles) from Mindanao, Philippines. The temblor was reported at 15:58:17 / 3:58 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/10/17 / 2017-10-05 15:58:17 / October 5, 2017 @ 3:58 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 125.6928 East, latitude 5.7374 North, depth = 71.85 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000aqs6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000aqs6. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 71.85 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Maria, Sulit, Basiawan. Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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