A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Jomalig in Philippines on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/04/16 / 2016-04-03 19:09:24 / April 3, 2016 @ 7:09 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 122.7809 East, latitude 15.2477 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:09:24 / 3:09 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20005ecm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005ecm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Patnanungan (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Patnanungan (c. 6 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
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 four and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 73 km NE of Jomalig, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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