A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Mayo in Philippines. The temblor was reported at 17:18:29 / 5:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.3596 East, latitude 6.9858 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us2000hgns. Event ids that are associated: us2000hgns. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/09/18 / 2018-09-08 09:18:29 / September 8, 2018 @ 9:18 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cambanugoy, Cateel, Tubod (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-five 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km ESE of Mayo, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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