A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Tamisan in Philippines. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/09/16 / 2016-09-23 23:45:39 / September 23, 2016 @ 11:45 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006s6l. Id of event: us10006s6l. The temblor was reported at 07:45:39 / 7:45 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 88.26 km (55 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 126.5773 East, latitude 6.5121 North, depth = 88.26 km.
Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Tibanbang (c. 7 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from San Ignacio (c. 6 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Manay, Lupon, San Ignacio. Nearby 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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