A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Bobon in Philippines on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/05/18 / 2018-05-11 15:52:01 / May 11, 2018 @ 3:52 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000e2ve. Unique identifier: us1000e2ve. Exact location of event, longitude 126.4951 East, latitude 6.5398 North, depth = 78.86 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 78.86 km (49 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 23:52:01 / 11:52 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Malita, Magnaga, Talagutong. Event epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Talagutong (c. 8 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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