A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Kinablangan in Philippines. Id of earthquake: us20004zkt. Event ids that are associated: us20004zkt. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 81.81 km (51 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 126.9215 East, latitude 7.9801 North, depth = 81.81 km. Global time and date of event 11/02/16 / 2016-02-11 21:20:27 / February 11, 2016 @ 9:20 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:20:27 / 5:20 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manay, Trento, Salvacion (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 72 km (44 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Trento (c. 15 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Baganga (c. 10 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Hinatuan (c. 10 100 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Taytayan (c. 6 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Cateel (c. 6 600 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 51 km NE of Kinablangan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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