A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Mangili in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10004qtr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004qtr. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/02/16 / 2016-02-15 20:07:11 / February 15, 2016 @ 8:07 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:07:11 / 4:07 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 75.84 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 125.7677° East, latitude 5.9624° North, depth = 75.84 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guihing Proper, La Union, Padada (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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