A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Lamitan in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 125.8697 East, latitude 6.0048 North, depth = 75.66 km. The temblor was reported at 02:26:26 / 2:26 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bucc. Unique identifier: us2000bucc. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 75.66 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/11/17 / 2017-11-25 18:26:26 / November 25, 2017 @ 6:26 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 78 km (49 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hagonoy, Guihing Proper, Batobato (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-six 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.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 20 km ESE of Lamitan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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