A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Ranau in Malaysia on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 15.82 km (10 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:10:12 / 12:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/07/15 / 2015-07-26 16:10:12 / July 26, 2015 @ 4:10 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000307u. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000307u. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 116.8677 East, latitude 6.2243 North, depth = 15.82 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Putatan, Kota Kinabalu, Donggongon. Close country/countries that might be effected, Malaysia (c. 28 275 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Kota Kinabalu (c. 457 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Putatan (c. 78 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Donggongon (c. 71 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Kudat (c. 32 400 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Ranau (c. 19 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Kota Belud (c. 12 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 37 km NE of Ranau, Malaysia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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