A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Pondaguitan in Philippines on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 21:58:20 / 9:58 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10005hyl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005hyl. The epicenter was at a depth of 139.1 km (86 miles). Global time and date of event 17/05/16 / 2016-05-17 13:58:20 / May 17, 2016 @ 1:58 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 139.1 km, 126.1352° East, 6.0473° North.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Maluñgun, Sapu Padidu, Lupon. Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 93 km (57 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 16 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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