A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Lukatan in Philippines. The temblor was reported at 11:25:51 / 11:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.437 East, latitude 6.9665 North, depth = 27 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20005ycz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005ycz. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 27 km (17 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/05/16 / 2016-05-27 03:25:51 / May 27, 2016 @ 3:25 am.
Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Montevista, Cabayangan, Cateel (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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