A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Lapuan in Philippines on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 125.6714° East, latitude 6.1445° North, depth = 117.43 km. Event id: us20003mtu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003mtu. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/09/15 / 2015-09-09 00:52:20 / September 9, 2015 @ 12:52 am. The temblor was reported at 08:52:20 / 8:52 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 117.43 km (73 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 55 km (34 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sibulan, Tampakan, Batobato.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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