A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported Mindanao, Philippines kilometers (0 miles) from Mindanao, Philippines on Monday. Exact location, longitude 126.4802° East, latitude 5.9587° North, depth = 99.75 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/02/16 / 2016-02-08 15:25:14 / February 8, 2016 @ 3:25 pm. Id of earthquake: us20004yqr. Event ids that are associated: us20004yqr. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:25:14 / 3:25 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 99.75 km (62 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Talagutong, La Union, Caburan (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Talagutong (c. 8 000 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Tibanbang (c. 7 800 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from La Union (c. 5 200 pop).
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 five and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: Mindanao, Philippines.
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