A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Mangili in Philippines. Id of earthquake: us10004eei. Event ids that are associated: us10004eei. Exact location of event, longitude 126.1584 East, latitude 5.7675 North, depth = 102.79 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/01/16 / 2016-01-14 05:55:35 / January 14, 2016 @ 5:55 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 13:55:35 / 1:55 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 102.79 km (64 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 94 km (58 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Talagutong (c. 8 000 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Tibanbang (c. 7 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Suyan (c. 7 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tibanbang, Malita, Suyan.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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