A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Alabel 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 event in UTC/GMT: 27/10/15 / 2015-10-27 02:32:42 / October 27, 2015 @ 2:32 am. Exact location of event, depth 64.92 km, 125.3163° East, 6.1535° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 64.92 km (40 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:32:42 / 10:32 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10003rq4. Event ids that are associated: us10003rq4.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gansing, Saguing, Isulan (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 17 km (10 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Bañga (c. 58 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Tacurong (c. 54 600 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km NNE of Alabel, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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