A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Bobon in Philippines. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/08/15 / 2015-08-28 16:15:17 / August 28, 2015 @ 4:15 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 00:15:17 / 12:15 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us100035rd. Event ids that are associated: us100035rd. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 108.31 km (67 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 126.6925° East, 6.6007° North, depth 108.31 km.
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lupon, Batobato, Manay. The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Tibanbang (c. 7 800 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from San Ignacio (c. 6 300 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 five and in the last 365 days thirty-nine 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 49 km SE of Bobon, Philippines.
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