A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Jomalig in Philippines. Exact location, longitude 122.4604° East, latitude 15.0036° North, depth = 46.98 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10004uxw. Event ids that are associated: us10004uxw. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/03/16 / 2016-03-05 18:34:06 / March 5, 2016 @ 6:34 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.98 km (29 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:34:06 / 2:34 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Elena, Infanta, Batobalane (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Jose Pañganiban (c. 21 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Santa Elena (c. 14 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Paracale (c. 8 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Dinahican (c. 7 100 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Patnanungan (c. 6 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Polillo (c. 5 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Bantilan (c. 5 400 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 33 km NNE of Jomalig, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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