A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from San Ignacio in Philippines. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004t0d. Id of event: us10004t0d. The temblor was picked up at 03:51:05 / 3:51 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 100.92 km (63 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 126.5969° East, 7.0503° North, depth 100.92 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/02/16 / 2016-02-26 19:51:05 / February 26, 2016 @ 7:51 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corocotan, Samal, Montevista (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 98 km (61 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from San Mariano (c. 18 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km ESE of San Ignacio, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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