A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Sangay in Philippines. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000e64p. Id of event: us1000e64p. 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: 16/05/18 / 2018-05-16 05:05:09 / May 16, 2018 @ 5:05 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 55.94 km (35 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 123.9307° East, 6.4174° North, depth 55.94 km. The temblor was detected at 13:05:09 / 1:05 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Badak, Dalumangcob, Lambo. Epicenter of the event was 96 km (60 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Bañga (c. 58 900 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Tacurong (c. 54 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Isulan (c. 31 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Surallah (c. 31 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Pagaluñgan (c. 31 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Sebu (c. 21 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km WSW of Sangay, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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