A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Rosario in Philippines. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.97 km (28 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 122.2957° East, 13.8257° North, depth 44.97 km. Global time and date of event 04/02/16 / 2016-02-04 22:41:39 / February 4, 2016 @ 10:41 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us20004xxv. Unique identifier: us20004xxv. The temblor was picked up at 06:41:39 / 6:41 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Paete, Lalig, Maulawin. Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Lucena (c. 228 800 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Naga (c. 174 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Daet (c. 78 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Candelaria (c. 60 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Sariaya (c. 45 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Pagbilao (c. 40 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Tayabas (c. 37 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 3 km SSE of Rosario, Philippines.
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