A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Kitcharao in Philippines on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000egk7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000egk7. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 58.55 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 58.55 km, 125.6188° East, 9.4146° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/06/18 / 2018-06-01 13:31:18 / June 1, 2018 @ 1:31 pm. The temblor was reported at 21:31:18 / 9:31 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 52 km (33 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Mariano (c. 70 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop). 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 Aras-asan, Bah-Bah, Lunao.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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