A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Boston in Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.3931 East, latitude 7.8847 North, depth = 142.4 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:34:16 / 4:34 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 142.4 km (88 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005arj. Id of event: us20005arj. Global time and date of event 15/03/16 / 2016-03-15 08:34:16 / March 15, 2016 @ 8:34 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bah-Bah, Carmen, New Visayas (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 81 km (50 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from New Corella (c. 20 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-one 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km ENE of Boston, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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