A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Tagbina in Philippines on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 126.2261° East, 8.4292° North. 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 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 23:27:26 / 11:27 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10006kc8. Event ids that are associated: us10006kc8. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/09/16 / 2016-09-04 15:27:26 / September 4, 2016 @ 3:27 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 95 km (59 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Libertad, Gupitan, Nabunturan. Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 6 km ESE of Tagbina, Philippines.
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