A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Del Carmen in Philippines on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 15:59:13 / 3:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.8842 East, latitude 9.9585 North, depth = 49.34 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/02/16 / 2016-02-16 07:59:13 / February 16, 2016 @ 7:59 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 49.34 km (31 miles). Id of earthquake: us10004r18. Event ids that are associated: us10004r18.
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cantilan, Kitcharao, Alegria. The epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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