A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Palimbang in Philippines. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/08/16 / 2016-08-24 04:16:50 / August 24, 2016 @ 4:16 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 528.84 km (329 miles). Event id: us10006g8p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006g8p. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 124.1084 East, latitude 5.9494 North, depth = 528.84 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 12:16:50 / 12:16 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Esperanza, Isulan, Bañga (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (56 miles) from Bañga (c. 58 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Isulan (c. 31 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Surallah (c. 31 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Sebu (c. 21 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Laguilayan (c. 17 800 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Kalamansig (c. 12 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Norala (c. 12 800 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 30 km SSW of Palimbang, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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