A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Cantilan in Philippines. Exact location of event, longitude 126.0531 East, latitude 9.3256 North, depth = 65.99 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d7gy. Unique identifier: us1000d7gy. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 65.99 km (41 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/03/18 / 2018-03-14 11:16:54 / March 14, 2018 @ 11:16 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 19:16:54 / 7:16 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Francisco, Barobo, Patin-ay. Event epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-eight 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km E of Cantilan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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