A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 71 kilometers (44 miles) from San Policarpo in Philippines on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005jke. Id of event: us10005jke. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 126.1039 East, latitude 12.4552 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 12:39:11 / 12:39 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/05/16 / 2016-05-16 04:39:11 / May 16, 2016 @ 4:39 am.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 82 km (51 miles) from Dolores (c. 9 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Gamay (c. 9 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Oras (c. 9 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Can-Avid (c. 5 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Arteche (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gamay, Can-Avid, Dolores.
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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