A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from General Luna in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20005c8k. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005c8k. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:05:37 / 10:05 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 110.51 km (69 miles). Exact location, longitude 126.1861° East, latitude 9.8348° North, depth = 110.51 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/03/16 / 2016-03-21 14:05:37 / March 21, 2016 @ 2:05 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tago, Loreto, Tandag. Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km NNE of General Luna, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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