A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Carmen in Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, 126.0316° East, 9.1434° North, depth 59.61 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 59.61 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 09:25:54 / 9:25 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006qk2. Id of event: us10006qk2. Global time and date of event 18/09/16 / 2016-09-18 01:25:54 / September 18, 2016 @ 1:25 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Surigao, Hinatuan, Luna (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 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 seven and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 9 km S of Carmen, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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