A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Lupon in Philippines. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/04/16 / 2016-04-25 16:19:02 / April 25, 2016 @ 4:19 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 125.8876° East, 6.8309° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005dvs. Id of event: us10005dvs. The temblor was detected at 00:19:02 / 12:19 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santo Niño, Malandag, Magpet (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 15 km WSW of Lupon, Philippines.
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