A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Namuac in Philippines on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 121.2505° East, 19.2414° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/07/16 / 2016-07-22 11:31:44 / July 22, 2016 @ 11:31 am. The temblor was detected at 19:31:44 / 7:31 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20006gq1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20006gq1.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ballesteros, Cabaritan East, Claveria (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Cabaritan East (c. 9 300 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Ballesteros (c. 5 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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