A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Luzon, Philippines kilometers (0 miles) from Luzon, Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, 119.7199° East, 16.5592° North, depth 74.57 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/08/16 / 2016-08-07 23:43:47 / August 7, 2016 @ 11:43 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 23:43:47 / 11:43 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10006bzs. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006bzs. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 74.57 km (46 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 94 km (59 miles) from Baguio (c. 272 700 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Mangaldan (c. 88 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from San Fernando (c. 83 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Lingayen (c. 56 600 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Binmaley (c. 44 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from La Trinidad (c. 41 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Tagudin (c. 35 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Suyo, Tamayo, Nilombot.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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