A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Cantilan in Philippines on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us1000f041. Event ids that are associated: us1000f041. Exact location, longitude 126.1099° East, latitude 9.4392° North, depth = 92.25 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 92.25 km (57 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 picked up at 14:49:09 / 2:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/06/18 / 2018-06-24 06:49:09 / June 24, 2018 @ 6:49 am.
Epicenter of the event was 83 km (51 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bah-Bah, Tungao, Buenavista (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 18 km NE of Cantilan, Philippines.
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