A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Bolila in Philippines. 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 66.29 km (41 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/02/16 / 2016-02-03 16:05:12 / February 3, 2016 @ 4:05 pm. The temblor was reported at 00:05:12 / 12:05 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20004wtr. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004wtr. Exact location of event, depth 66.29 km, 125.5403° East, 6.333° North.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (51 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Bañga (c. 58 900 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lopez Jaena, Digal, Sebu.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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