A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Lingig in Philippines. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 123.01 km (76 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.3649 East, latitude 8.0879 North, depth = 123.01 km. The temblor was detected at 19:00:47 / 7:00 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/04/16 / 2016-04-06 11:00:47 / April 6, 2016 @ 11:00 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20005iaa. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005iaa.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aras-asan, Gupitan, New Corella (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 15 km (9 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from New Corella (c. 20 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Mariano (c. 18 700 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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