A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Sulangan in Philippines. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us20006296. Ids that are associated to the event: us20006296. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/06/16 / 2016-06-06 01:03:37 / June 6, 2016 @ 1:03 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 09:03:37 / 9:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 126.1177° East, 11.2387° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close 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 Borongan, Balangiga, Giporlos. Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Borongan (c. 16 500 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Llorente (c. 7 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Balangiga (c. 5 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Maydolong (c. 5 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Giporlos (c. 5 300 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 46 km NE of Sulangan, Philippines.
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