A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Tamisan in Philippines. Event id: us10006s9c. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006s9c. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:21:52 / 2:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 126.448° East, 6.584° North, depth 74.86 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/09/16 / 2016-09-24 06:21:52 / September 24, 2016 @ 6:21 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 74.86 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Malita, Talagutong, Magnaga. Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 49 km (30 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Talagutong (c. 8 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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