A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Bantogon in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 70.31 km (44 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.7959 East, latitude 6.4686 North, depth = 70.31 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 00:26:48 / September 3, 2016 @ 12:26 am UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:26:48 / 8:26 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10006mer. Event ids that are associated: us10006mer.
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tamontaka, Maitum, Isulan. Epicenter of the event was 91 km (57 miles) from Isulan (c. 31 700 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Laguilayan (c. 17 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Maganoy (c. 17 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Dalican (c. 13 900 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Kalamansig (c. 12 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from South Upi (c. 12 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 27 km WSW of Bantogon, Philippines.
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