A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Tandag in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/02/18 / 2018-02-06 00:49:02 / February 6, 2018 @ 12:49 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 126.1541° East, latitude 9.0684° North, depth = 54.71 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54.71 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 08:49:02 / 8:49 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000d393. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000d393.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Placer, Mainit, Buenavista (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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