A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Bislig in Philippines on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 142.08 km, 126.2327° East, 8.2078° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 142.08 km (88 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/07/16 / 2016-07-30 20:22:14 / July 30, 2016 @ 8:22 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us100069v2. Unique identifier: us100069v2. The temblor was picked up at 04:22:14 / 4:22 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 9 km (6 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from New Corella (c. 20 600 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santo Niño, Sampao, Magatos.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 9 km W of Bislig, Philippines.
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