A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Culaman in Philippines. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 100.97 km (63 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/06/16 / 2016-06-07 14:20:58 / June 7, 2016 @ 2:20 pm. Event id: us200062j4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200062j4. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.2885 East, latitude 5.6747 North, depth = 100.97 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 22:20:58 / 10:20 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Talagutong (c. 8 000 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sarangani, Talagutong, Caburan. Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 seven and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 76 km ESE of Culaman, Philippines.
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