A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Tandag in Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, 126.3148° East, 9.1056° North, depth 93.56 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 21:49:00 / 9:49 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005c65. Id of event: us10005c65. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 93.56 km (58 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/04/16 / 2016-04-28 13:49:00 / April 28, 2016 @ 1:49 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Luis, Talacogon, Bacuag. Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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