A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Jomalig in Philippines. Exact location of event, longitude 122.8436 East, latitude 15.0651 North, depth = 37.77 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/04/16 / 2016-04-03 03:01:04 / April 3, 2016 @ 3:01 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.77 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 11:01:04 / 11:01 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005gf6. Unique identifier: us20005gf6.
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Batobalane, Jose Pañganiban, Paracale (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 88 km (54 miles) from Jose Pañganiban (c. 21 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Paracale (c. 8 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Patnanungan (c. 6 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Batobalane (c. 5 000 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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 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: 64 km NE of Jomalig, Philippines.
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