A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Mindanao, Philippines kilometers (0 miles) from Mindanao, Philippines. The temblor was picked up at 21:03:16 / 9:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.3639 East, latitude 6.018 North, depth = 50.69 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100068ve. Id of event: us100068ve. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 50.69 km (31 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/07/16 / 2016-07-30 21:03:16 / July 30, 2016 @ 9:03 pm.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 94 km (58 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Talagutong (c. 8 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tibanbang (c. 7 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from La Union (c. 5 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Batobato, Malita, La Union (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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