A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Cabodiongan in Philippines. 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 68.36 km (42 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:41:09 / 4:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/07/15 / 2015-07-25 08:41:09 / July 25, 2015 @ 8:41 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 124.8222° East, latitude 12.877° North, depth = 68.36 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20003024. Unique identifier: us20003024.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Virac, Rizal, San Policarpio. Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Sorsogon (c. 82 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Catarman (c. 47 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Irosin (c. 20 700 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Laoang (c. 16 700 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Virac (c. 15 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Gubat (c. 14 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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: 33 km NW of Cabodiongan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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