A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Andop in Philippines on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 09:41:44 / 9:41 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/05/16 / 2016-05-09 01:41:44 / May 9, 2016 @ 1:41 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10005i79. Event ids that are associated: us10005i79. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.35 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, depth 35.35 km, 125.6556° East, 8.0156° North.
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Biao, Manolo Fortich, Kadingilan (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 65 km (41 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Valencia (c. 83 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Malaybalay (c. 61 500 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 20 km NNW of Andop, Philippines.
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