A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Carlagan in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 122.0916 East, latitude 14.9657 North, depth = 44.22 km. The temblor was detected at 10:50:44 / 10:50 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 44.22 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006du2. Id of event: us10006du2. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/08/16 / 2016-08-15 02:50:44 / August 15, 2016 @ 2:50 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gabaldon, Alabat, Mauban (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 94 km (59 miles) from Mauban (c. 32 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Paete (c. 26 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Sampaloc (c. 20 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Pangil (c. 19 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Santa Elena (c. 14 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Mabitac (c. 12 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Pakil (c. 10 700 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 5 km ESE of Carlagan, Philippines.
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