A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Alegria in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/09/16 / 2016-09-04 14:38:12 / September 4, 2016 @ 2:38 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10006mr9. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006mr9. The temblor was reported at 22:38:12 / 10:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 126.0305 East, latitude 8.451 North, depth = 10 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 77 km (48 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Halapitan, Tubay, Calabugao (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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