A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Taytayan in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 17/12/17 / 2017-12-17 08:15:28 / December 17, 2017 @ 8:15 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 70.14 km (44 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:15:28 / 4:15 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000c5dr. Unique identifier: us2000c5dr. Exact location of earthquake, 126.5493° East, 7.756° North, depth 70.14 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sampao, Barobo, Cabayangan (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from New Corella (c. 20 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 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 three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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