A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Uyugan in Philippines on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude 122.2383 East, latitude 20.0534 North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was detected at 21:19:13 / 9:19 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20005iez. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005iez. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/04/16 / 2016-04-08 13:19:13 / April 8, 2016 @ 1:19 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 52 km (32 miles) from Basco (c. 7 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Basco.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 45 km SE of Uyugan, Philippines.
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