A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Caburan in Philippines on Saturday. Global time and date of event 23/07/16 / 2016-07-23 07:54:15 / July 23, 2016 @ 7:54 am UTC/GMT. 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 107.27 km (67 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 125.8508 East, latitude 5.7228 North, depth = 107.27 km. Event id: us20006i3m. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20006i3m. The temblor was picked up at 15:54:15 / 3:54 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Conel, Maluñgun, General Santos (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 31 km SE of Caburan, Philippines.
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