A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Pondaguitan in Philippines. Exact location of event, longitude 126.8177 East, latitude 6.4006 North, depth = 104.2 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10002y5h. Id of event: us10002y5h. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 00:36:18 / 12:36 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 104.2 km (65 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/08/15 / 2015-08-05 16:36:18 / August 5, 2015 @ 4:36 pm.
The epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Tibanbang (c. 7 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from San Ignacio (c. 6 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from La Union (c. 5 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manay, Batobato, Mati (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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