A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Santa Maria in Philippines on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/07/16 / 2016-07-24 17:14:25 / July 24, 2016 @ 5:14 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 126.6277° East, 8.0194° North, depth 86.26 km. Id of earthquake: us20006ha2. Event ids that are associated: us20006ha2. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:14:25 / 1:14 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 86.26 km (54 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from San Mariano (c. 18 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Veruela (c. 18 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Patin-ay, San Francisco, San Mariano (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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