A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Bacolod in Philippines on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us200064ui. Event ids that are associated: us200064ui. The epicenter was at a depth of 90.45 km (56 miles). Global time and date of event 11/06/16 / 2016-06-11 12:16:43 / June 11, 2016 @ 12:16 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.2619 East, latitude 8.9442 North, depth = 90.45 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:16:43 / 8:16 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bunawan, Claver, Tubay.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 three and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 3 km WNW of Bacolod, Philippines.
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