A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Sangay in Philippines. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 43.67 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 00:29:09 / September 3, 2016 @ 12:29 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:29:09 / 8:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.9716 East, latitude 6.4001 North, depth = 43.67 km. Id of earthquake: us10006mep. Event ids that are associated: us10006mep.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 96 km (60 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Bañga (c. 58 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Tacurong (c. 54 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Isulan (c. 31 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Surallah (c. 31 100 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Pagaluñgan (c. 31 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Sebu (c. 21 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Badak, Cotabato, Pagaluñgan. Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km WSW of Sangay, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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