A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Barcelona in Philippines. Event id: us20004zru. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004zru. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.26 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 126.8828° East, latitude 8.1759° North, depth = 37.26 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/02/16 / 2016-02-10 00:39:20 / February 10, 2016 @ 12:39 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 08:39:20 / 8:39 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Trento (c. 15 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Tagbina (c. 10 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Baganga (c. 10 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Hinatuan (c. 10 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Barobo (c. 9 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barobo, Trento, Salvacion (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 49 km E of Barcelona, Philippines.
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