A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Dumalneg in Philippines on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:57:36 / 5:57 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003ymg. Id of event: us10003ymg. Exact location, longitude 120.7902° East, latitude 18.5188° North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/11/15 / 2015-11-16 09:57:36 / November 16, 2015 @ 9:57 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lasam, Aparri, Cabugao. The epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Laoag (c. 102 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Batac City (c. 53 500 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from San Nicolas (c. 34 200 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Aparri (c. 33 200 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Bacarra (c. 9 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Cabaritan East (c. 9 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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