A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Namuac in Philippines. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/02/16 / 2016-02-03 21:01:07 / February 3, 2016 @ 9:01 pm. The temblor was picked up at 05:01:07 / 5:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 121.214° East, 19.2835° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20004wxr. Unique identifier: us20004wxr. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 101 km (62 miles) from Cabaritan East (c. 9 300 pop). Close 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 Cabaritan East, Claveria.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 74 km N of Namuac, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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