A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Paluan in Philippines. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 64.04 km (40 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/07/16 / 2016-07-03 12:49:38 / July 3, 2016 @ 12:49 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:49:38 / 8:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 64.04 km, 120.546° East, 13.3616° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us100061yv. Unique identifier: us100061yv.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Lipa City (c. 212 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Calapan (c. 66 000 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Nasugbu (c. 62 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Patuto (c. 52 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Balayan (c. 50 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Taal (c. 39 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ambulong, Balele, Calintaan. Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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