A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Barcelona in Philippines. Global time and date of event 12/06/15 / 2015-06-12 02:46:09 / June 12, 2015 @ 2:46 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10002ld3. Id of event: us10002ld3. The temblor was detected at 10:46:09 / 10:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 126.6719° East, latitude 8.0973° North, depth = 65.62 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 65.62 km (41 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (26 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Veruela (c. 18 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Nabunturan (c. 16 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Trento (c. 15 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aras-asan, Manat, Patin-ay (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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