A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Maloma in Philippines. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/03/16 / 2016-03-16 22:46:29 / March 16, 2016 @ 10:46 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005ab2. Id of event: us20005ab2. Exact location, longitude 120.0171° East, latitude 15.0973° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:46:29 / 6:46 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 61 km (38 miles) from Angeles City (c. 299 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Santol (c. 299 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from San Fernando (c. 251 200 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Olongapo (c. 221 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Malolos (c. 198 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Mabalacat City (c. 188 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Tarlac City (c. 183 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alcala, Quezon, San Ildefonso (min 5000 pop).
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every 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.
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