A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Lazi in Philippines on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/09/15 / 2015-09-01 15:11:06 / September 1, 2015 @ 3:11 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 23:11:06 / 11:11 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 93.58 km (58 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us20003fec. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003fec. Exact location of event, longitude 123.6295 East, latitude 9.0774 North, depth = 93.58 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Dumaguete (c. 113 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Dipolog (c. 93 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Tagbilaran City (c. 86 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Bais (c. 65 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Dapitan (c. 50 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Oroquieta (c. 39 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Tanjay (c. 39 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moalboal, Tabuan, Initao (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
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 has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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