A earthquake magnitude 6.3 (ml/mb) strikes 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Bobon in Philippines on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: at00odzbkm, pt16267051, us10006s4v. Unique identifier: us10006s4v. The 6.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:53:10 / 6:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 126.4846 East, latitude 6.5704 North, depth = 62.51 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/09/16 / 2016-09-23 22:53:10 / September 23, 2016 @ 10:53 pm. A tsunami warning has been issued near Bobon in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 62.51 km (39 miles).
Event epicenter was 111 km (69 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 123 km (76 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 126 km (78 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 121 km (75 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nabunturan, Hagonoy, Tubod (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 35 km ESE of Bobon, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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