A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Bobon in Philippines. The epicenter was at a depth of 76.89 km (48 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 126.4591 East, latitude 6.7183 North, depth = 76.89 km. Global time and date of event 13/04/16 / 2016-04-13 14:41:42 / April 13, 2016 @ 2:41 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005kec. Unique identifier: us20005kec. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 22:41:42 / 10:41 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Samal, Pandasan, Magnaga (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 38 km (23 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 21 km SE of Bobon, Philippines.
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