A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Kapaya in Philippines. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:15:44 / 1:15 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bqfh. Id of event: us2000bqfh. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/11/17 / 2017-11-09 05:15:44 / November 9, 2017 @ 5:15 am. Exact location, longitude 124.4853° East, latitude 6.52° North, depth = 424.15 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 424.15 km (264 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maluñgun, Katangawan, General Santos (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 10 km WSW of Kapaya, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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