A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Cortes in Philippines. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:54:07 / 6:54 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 54.51 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/07/16 / 2016-07-15 10:54:07 / July 15, 2016 @ 10:54 am. Unique identifier: us20006ex5. Ids that are associated to the event: us20006ex5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 126.6087° East, 9.4547° North, depth 54.51 km.
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Tago (c. 6 300 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Claver (c. 5 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Aras-asan (c. 5 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Claver, Socorro, Aras-asan (min 5000 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 thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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