A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Pondaguitan in Philippines. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/10/15 / 2015-10-03 08:12:05 / October 3, 2015 @ 8:12 am. Exact location of event, longitude 126.3829 East, latitude 5.7906 North, depth = 117.86 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003nbz. Id of event: us10003nbz. The temblor was picked up at 16:12:05 / 4:12 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 117.86 km (73 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caburan (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 67 km SSE of Pondaguitan, Philippines.
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