A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Cabodiongan in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/03/16 / 2016-03-26 00:43:45 / March 26, 2016 @ 12:43 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.68 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us20005dpi. Event ids that are associated: us20005dpi. Exact location of event, depth 8.68 km, 125.0843° East, 12.8375° North. The temblor was picked up at 08:43:45 / 8:43 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Catarman (c. 47 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Laoang (c. 16 700 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Pambujan (c. 10 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Gamay (c. 9 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Oras (c. 9 000 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Palapag (c. 8 300 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Oras, Arteche, Catarman (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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 19 km NNE of Cabodiongan, Philippines.
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