A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Maydolong in Philippines. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 80.05 km (50 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.747 East, latitude 11.6561 North, depth = 80.05 km. Unique identifier: us20004v2s. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004v2s. The temblor was reported at 22:20:18 / 10:20 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/01/16 / 2016-01-22 14:20:18 / January 22, 2016 @ 2:20 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 35 km (22 miles) from Borongan (c. 16 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Dolores (c. 9 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Oras (c. 9 000 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Llorente (c. 7 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Basey (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Basey, Arteche, Balangiga. 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 31 km ENE of Maydolong, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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