A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Tingloy in Philippines. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 175.78 km (109 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 120.8009° East, 13.6105° North, depth 175.78 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:52:02 / 1:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/05/16 / 2016-05-28 05:52:02 / May 28, 2016 @ 5:52 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005zz5. Id of event: us20005zz5.
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 Gloria, Jalajala, Maulawin. Epicenter of the event was 81 km (50 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Lucena (c. 228 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 216 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 9 km SW of Tingloy, Philippines.
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