A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Mamburao in Philippines. The epicenter was at a depth of 61.35 km (38 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 120.618° East, 13.1946° North, depth 61.35 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:29:49 / 12:29 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/05/16 / 2016-05-31 16:29:49 / May 31, 2016 @ 4:29 pm. Event id: us20005zea. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005zea.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Laiya, Quilo-quilo, Banaybanay. Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Calapan (c. 66 000 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Nasugbu (c. 62 900 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Balayan (c. 50 100 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Pinamalayan (c. 43 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Taal (c. 39 700 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Banaybanay (c. 39 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 3 km SE of Mamburao, Philippines.
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