A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Lamitan in Philippines on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003n90. Unique identifier: us10003n90. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.9073 East, latitude 6.0499 North, depth = 159.34 km. The temblor was picked up at 05:28:50 / 5:28 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 159.34 km (99 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/10/15 / 2015-10-01 21:28:50 / October 1, 2015 @ 9:28 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Padada, Batobato, Silway 7. Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 82 km (51 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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