A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Cortes in Philippines. Id of earthquake: us20005zcn. Event ids that are associated: us20005zcn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 126.1465° East, latitude 9.4611° North, depth = 59.12 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:32:15 / 7:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/05/16 / 2016-05-31 11:32:15 / May 31, 2016 @ 11:32 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 59.12 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lianga, Libertad, Bayugan.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 20 km NNW of Cortes, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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