A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Dinagat in Philippines on Saturday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:53:42 / 4:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 125.5887 East, latitude 9.9138 North, depth = 34.96 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000634p. Id of event: us2000634p. Global time and date of event 04/06/16 / 2016-06-04 08:53:42 / June 4, 2016 @ 8:53 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 34.96 km (22 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 17 km (11 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Maasin (c. 18 300 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cabadbaran, Maasin, Sogod (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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