A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Katubao in Philippines on Monday. Unique identifier: us2000dxkb. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dxkb. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 56.44 km (35 miles). Exact location, longitude 124.7282° East, latitude 5.4935° North, depth = 56.44 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:41:44 / 10:41 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/04/18 / 2018-04-02 02:41:44 / April 2, 2018 @ 2:41 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Sebu (c. 21 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Katangawan, Polonoling, Alabel.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-one 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 45 km SSW of Katubao, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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