A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from General Luna in Philippines. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/04/16 / 2016-04-28 19:34:29 / April 28, 2016 @ 7:34 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 126.4495° East, latitude 9.7213° North, depth = 86.63 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10005eab. Unique identifier: us10005eab. The temblor was detected at 03:34:29 / 3:34 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 86.63 km (54 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Tago (c. 6 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Claver (c. 5 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aras-asan, Placer, Bacuag.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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