A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Bunawan in Philippines on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 13:25:38 / 1:25 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 21.14 km (13 miles). Id of earthquake: us200050jk. Event ids that are associated: us200050jk. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/02/16 / 2016-02-11 05:25:38 / February 11, 2016 @ 5:25 am. Exact location of earthquake, 126.011° East, 8.2412° North, depth 21.14 km.
Epicenter of the event was 94 km (58 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Malaybalay (c. 61 500 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop). Nearby 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 Cabayangan, Malaybalay, Corocotan.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days nineteen 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km NNE of Bunawan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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