A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Bolinao in Philippines on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 60.24 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us20004gk6. Unique identifier: us20004gk6. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/12/15 / 2015-12-11 18:11:12 / December 11, 2015 @ 6:11 pm. The temblor was picked up at 02:11:12 / 2:11 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 119.7301 East, latitude 16.5632 North, depth = 60.24 km.
Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Baguio (c. 272 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Mangaldan (c. 88 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from San Fernando (c. 83 000 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Manaoag (c. 59 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Lingayen (c. 56 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Binmaley (c. 44 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from La Trinidad (c. 41 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Loqueb Este, Loacan, Kibungan. Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 25 km NW of Bolinao, Philippines.
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