A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Gadung in Philippines on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 581.42 km (361 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us20004zvx. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004zvx. 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: 13/02/16 / 2016-02-13 00:59:21 / February 13, 2016 @ 12:59 am. The temblor was picked up at 08:59:21 / 8:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 123.7902 East, latitude 6.7455 North, depth = 581.42 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Buayan, Norala, Tacurong. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Tacurong (c. 54 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Parang (c. 44 900 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Midsayap (c. 32 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Isulan (c. 31 700 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 26 km WSW of Gadung, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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