A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Pagudpud in Philippines. The temblor was detected at 13:33:39 / 1:33 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100030if. Id of event: us100030if. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/08/15 / 2015-08-09 05:33:39 / August 9, 2015 @ 5:33 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 28.69 km, 120.6522° East, 18.8698° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 28.69 km (18 miles).
Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Laoag (c. 102 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Batac City (c. 53 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from San Nicolas (c. 34 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Bacarra (c. 9 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Dingras (c. 6 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Sarrat (c. 5 800 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Batac City, Dingras, Sarrat.
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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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