A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Namuac in Philippines. Exact location of event, longitude 121.138 East, latitude 19.0026 North, depth = 29.22 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:50:29 / 2:50 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.22 km (18 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000bkcw. Event ids that are associated: us1000bkcw. Global time and date of event 02/12/17 / 2017-12-02 18:50:29 / December 2, 2017 @ 6:50 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Aparri (c. 33 200 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Cabaritan East (c. 9 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Pasuquin (c. 5 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Ballesteros (c. 5 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pasuquin, Aparri, Ballesteros (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 43 km N of Namuac, Philippines.
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