A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from San Julian in Philippines. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/12/17 / 2017-12-04 16:02:50 / December 4, 2017 @ 4:02 pm. Event id: us2000c2x9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000c2x9. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21.76 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 00:02:50 / 12:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 125.8373 East, latitude 11.739 North, depth = 21.76 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gamay, Balangiga, Giporlos (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 46 km (29 miles) from Borongan (c. 16 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Dolores (c. 9 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Gamay (c. 9 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Oras (c. 9 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Llorente (c. 7 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Can-Avid (c. 5 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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