A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Cagmanaba in Philippines on Thursday. Global time and date of event 13/01/16 / 2016-01-13 20:46:08 / January 13, 2016 @ 8:46 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location, longitude 123.3176° East, latitude 13.0962° North, depth = 35 km. Unique identifier: us10004flm. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004flm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:46:08 / 4:46 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Legaspi (c. 179 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Naga (c. 174 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Iriga City (c. 94 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Sorsogon (c. 82 700 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Polangui (c. 77 100 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Libon (c. 68 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ibabang Tayuman, Cawayan, Aurora (min 5000 pop).
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 5 km NNE of Cagmanaba, Philippines.
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