A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from La Paz in Philippines on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004ttt. Unique identifier: us10004ttt. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/02/16 / 2016-02-25 05:10:36 / February 25, 2016 @ 5:10 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:10:36 / 1:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 122.4514° East, 10.2673° North.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (44 miles) from Bacolod City (c. 454 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Mansilingan (c. 454 200 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Iloilo (c. 387 700 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Bago City (c. 150 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Kabankalan (c. 136 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Binonga (c. 84 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Talisay (c. 65 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vallehermoso, Passi, Calinog (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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