A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Mangili 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 event in UTC/GMT: 31/03/18 / 2018-03-31 20:43:58 / March 31, 2018 @ 8:43 pm. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:43:58 / 4:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 125.9013° East, latitude 5.889° North, depth = 161.55 km. Unique identifier: us1000dbyc. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000dbyc. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 161.55 km (100 miles).
Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Polomolok, Maasin, Malalag. Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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 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: 27 km ESE of Mangili, Philippines.
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