A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Libjo in Philippines. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/01/16 / 2016-01-30 12:37:20 / January 30, 2016 @ 12:37 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 87.82 km (55 miles). Event id: us20004ww3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004ww3. Exact location, longitude 125.6466° East, latitude 10.1519° North, depth = 87.82 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 20:37:20 / 8:37 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guiuan, Cantilan, Abuyog. Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 44 km (27 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Maasin (c. 18 300 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Abuyog (c. 15 600 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Bato (c. 10 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. 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: 13 km ESE of Libjo, Philippines.
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