A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Callaguip in Philippines on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.73 km (12 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:05:19 / 7:05 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10004qjq. Unique identifier: us10004qjq. Exact location of event, longitude 120.1431 East, latitude 18.0673 North, depth = 19.73 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/02/16 / 2016-02-14 23:05:19 / February 14, 2016 @ 11:05 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vigan, Bantay, Dingras. Epicenter of the earthquake was 50 km (31 miles) from Laoag (c. 102 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Batac City (c. 53 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Vigan (c. 48 500 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from San Nicolas (c. 34 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Bantay (c. 10 100 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Bacarra (c. 9 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 nine 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.
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