A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Tiep in Philippines on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 33.2 km (21 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:46:17 / 5:46 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/07/15 / 2015-07-29 21:46:17 / July 29, 2015 @ 9:46 pm. Event id: us10002w82. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10002w82. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 119.8584° East, latitude 16.2797° North, depth = 33.2 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 80 km (50 miles) from Baguio (c. 272 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Urdaneta (c. 101 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Mangaldan (c. 88 800 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from San Fernando (c. 83 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Manaoag (c. 59 100 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Lingayen (c. 56 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Binmaley (c. 44 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tayug, Burgos, Baquero Norte.
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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