A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Santa Monica in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 126.0346° East, latitude 10.431° North, depth = 45.62 km. Event id: us1000h6dh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000h6dh. Global time and date of event 27/09/18 / 2018-09-27 07:27:09 / September 27, 2018 @ 7:27 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 45.62 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:27:09 / 3:27 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Giporlos, Placer, Luna. Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 93 km (58 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Loreto (c. 5 400 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 six, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 45 km N of Santa Monica, Philippines.
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