A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Santa Maria in Philippines. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/02/16 / 2016-02-12 00:28:42 / February 12, 2016 @ 12:28 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200050kx. Id of event: us200050kx. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 95.11 km (59 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 126.4746° East, 7.947° North, depth 95.11 km. The temblor was reported at 08:28:42 / 8:28 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 35 km (21 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from New Corella (c. 20 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from San Mariano (c. 18 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cambanugoy, Patin-ay, San Francisco.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighteen 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 5 km SSE of Santa Maria, Philippines.
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