A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Carlagan in Philippines on Saturday. Global time and date of event 21/05/16 / 2016-05-21 11:14:49 / May 21, 2016 @ 11:14 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10005j4g. Unique identifier: us10005j4g. The temblor was detected at 19:14:49 / 7:14 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 40.01 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 122.0514° East, 15.0067° North, depth 40.01 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alabat, Baras, Tanay. Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 100 km (62 miles) from Tanay (c. 60 000 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Mauban (c. 32 700 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Pililla (c. 30 400 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Paete (c. 26 900 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Baras (c. 20 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Sampaloc (c. 20 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Pangil (c. 19 700 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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