A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Caburan in Philippines. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/08/16 / 2016-08-15 05:28:14 / August 15, 2016 @ 5:28 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 98.57 km (61 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:28:14 / 1:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 125.8435° East, 5.7518° North, depth 98.57 km. Unique identifier: us10006dv8. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006dv8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Polomolok, Santa Maria, Basiawan (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 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 four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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