A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 96 km NE of Alugan, Philippines (60 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.1618 East, latitude 12.7814 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005c4r. Id of event: us10005c4r. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/04/16 / 2016-04-28 08:25:35 / April 28, 2016 @ 8:25 am. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:25:35 / 4:25 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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 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: 96 km NE of Alugan, Philippines.
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