A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Buayan in Philippines. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:26:14 / 4:26 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 402.16 km (250 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 23/02/18 / 2018-02-23 20:26:14 / February 23, 2018 @ 8:26 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 124.5131° East, 7.2874° North, depth 402.16 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000db58. Id of event: us2000db58.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lopez Jaena, Tamnag, San Miguel (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 12 km (8 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Marawi City (c. 143 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Tacurong (c. 54 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 3 km NNW of Buayan, Philippines.
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