A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Sangay in Philippines on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, 123.7913° East, 6.284° North, depth 24.2 km. 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 24.2 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 02/09/16 / 2016-09-02 08:39:18 / September 2, 2016 @ 8:39 am UTC/GMT. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:39:18 / 4:39 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10006jm5. Event ids that are associated: us10006jm5.
The epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Isulan (c. 31 700 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Sebu (c. 21 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Laguilayan (c. 17 800 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Maganoy (c. 17 400 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Dalican (c. 13 900 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Kalamansig (c. 12 800 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Norala (c. 12 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lopez Jaena, Santo Niño, Dalican.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 33 km WSW of Sangay, Philippines.
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