A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from General Luna in Philippines on Monday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:14:45 / 9:14 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10005dvi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005dvi. Exact location, longitude 126.211° East, latitude 9.8064° North, depth = 31.43 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/04/16 / 2016-04-25 13:14:45 / April 25, 2016 @ 1:14 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.43 km (20 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Loreto, Tago, Mainit (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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