A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Jomalig in Philippines on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/03/16 / 2016-03-16 09:45:39 / March 16, 2016 @ 9:45 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005asi. Unique identifier: us20005asi. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 17:45:39 / 5:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 122.8027° East, latitude 14.8397° North, depth = 42.98 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 42.98 km (27 miles).
The epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Daet (c. 78 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Jose Pañganiban (c. 21 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Labo (c. 18 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Mercedes (c. 17 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Santa Elena (c. 14 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Vinzons (c. 13 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Basud, Santa Elena, Mercedes. Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 48 km ENE of Jomalig, Philippines.
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