A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from San Isidro in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 57.56 km (36 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/09/15 / 2015-09-07 12:22:41 / September 7, 2015 @ 12:22 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.2396 East, latitude 10.25 North, depth = 57.56 km. Unique identifier: us20003h3k. Ids that are associated to the event: us20003h3k. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:22:41 / 8:22 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Claver (c. 5 900 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Bacuag (c. 5 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Luna, Bacuag, Surigao (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
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. 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 thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 31 km NE of San Isidro, Philippines.
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