A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Namuac in Philippines. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:11:43 / 10:11 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.71 km (25 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 121.1745 East, latitude 19.2065 North, depth = 39.71 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000627j. Event ids that are associated: us1000627j. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/07/16 / 2016-07-09 14:11:43 / July 9, 2016 @ 2:11 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ballesteros, Cabaritan East, Claveria (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (42 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Cabaritan East (c. 9 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Ballesteros (c. 5 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 65 km N of Namuac, Philippines.
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