A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from General Luna in Philippines. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/02/18 / 2018-02-14 20:04:05 / February 14, 2018 @ 8:04 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:04:05 / 4:04 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 70.13 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 126.1471° East, latitude 9.7556° North, depth = 70.13 km. Unique identifier: us2000d6ze. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000d6ze.
The epicenter was 72 km (44 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Tubay (c. 7 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tubay, Loreto, Tago.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 3 km SSW of General Luna, Philippines.
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