A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Talagutong in Philippines. Exact location, longitude 125.6729° East, latitude 6.3017° North, depth = 100.65 km. Event id: us2000gia2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000gia2. The temblor was detected at 15:37:33 / 3:37 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 100.65 km (63 miles). 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: 26/07/18 / 2018-07-26 07:37:33 / July 26, 2018 @ 7:37 am.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Malasila, Columbio, Carpenter (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 86 km (53 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 4 km N of Talagutong, Philippines.
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