A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Kalbay in Philippines. Exact location of event, depth 198.89 km, 125.6487° East, 5.6326° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 198.89 km (124 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:46:08 / 8:46 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/11/15 / 2015-11-14 12:46:08 / November 14, 2015 @ 12:46 pm. Id of earthquake: us10003yc9. Event ids that are associated: us10003yc9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sulit, Polomolok, Malandag (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 19 km ESE of Kalbay, Philippines.
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