A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Namuac in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:45:09 / 11:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 121.4718° East, latitude 19.0361° North, depth = 45.05 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.05 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004upr. Unique identifier: us10004upr. Global time and date of event 01/03/16 / 2016-03-01 15:45:09 / March 1, 2016 @ 3:45 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Aparri (c. 33 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Cabaritan East (c. 9 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Ballesteros (c. 5 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aparri, Ballesteros, Cabaritan East.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen 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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