A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Baon in Philippines. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:04:33 / 10:04 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20006gqw. Event ids that are associated: us20006gqw. Exact location, longitude 126.1756° East, latitude 6.817° North, depth = 54.27 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 54.27 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/07/16 / 2016-07-18 14:04:33 / July 18, 2016 @ 2:04 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cambanugoy, Guihing Proper, Sirib (min 5000 pop). Nearby 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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