A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Sabang Indan in Philippines on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.1124 East, latitude 14.4945 North, depth = 46.94 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/03/16 / 2016-03-13 05:51:20 / March 13, 2016 @ 5:51 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 46.94 km (29 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004x5n. Id of event: us10004x5n. The temblor was detected at 13:51:20 / 1:51 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Naga (c. 174 900 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Daet (c. 78 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Calabanga (c. 26 800 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Jose Pañganiban (c. 21 200 pop), 97 km (61 miles) from Goa (c. 20 900 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Labo (c. 18 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mercedes (c. 17 000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Naga, Goa, Camaligan.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 37 km NE of Sabang Indan, Philippines.
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