A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Telafas in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/10/19 / 2019-10-17 15:05:51 / October 17, 2019 @ 3:05 pm. The temblor was reported at 23:05:51 / 11:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.0436 East, latitude 6.6865 North, depth = 16.6 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16.6 km (10 miles). Event id: us70005v0d. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005v0d.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dalumangcob, Tubod, South Upi (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 9 km NE of Telafas, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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