A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Santo Tomas in Philippines. The temblor was picked up at 06:44:15 / 6:44 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/09/16 / 2016-09-12 22:44:15 / September 12, 2016 @ 10:44 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006qvt. Id of event: us10006qvt. Exact location of event, depth 62.54 km, 125.7736° East, 8.131° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 62.54 km (39 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Valencia (c. 83 600 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Malaybalay (c. 61 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sumilao, Panabo, Cuambog (min 5000 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 five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 6 km SSW of Santo Tomas, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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