A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 28 kilometers (17 miles) from San Ignacio in Philippines on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 82.38 km (51 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/02/16 / 2016-02-29 12:43:01 / February 29, 2016 @ 12:43 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 20:43:01 / 8:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 82.38 km, 126.7146° East, 6.9983° North. Unique identifier: us10004ufd. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004ufd.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cateel, Magnaga, Taytayan (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 55 km (34 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Baganga (c. 10 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-two 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.
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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: 28 km ESE of San Ignacio, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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