A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Maslog in Philippines. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 78.41 km (49 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/10/16 / 2016-10-06 19:09:51 / October 6, 2016 @ 7:09 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.1172 East, latitude 12.2107 North, depth = 78.41 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20007cds. Unique identifier: us20007cds. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:09:51 / 3:09 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Llorente, Allen, Babatngon. Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Catarman (c. 47 400 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Laoang (c. 16 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Borongan (c. 16 500 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Pambujan (c. 10 800 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Dolores (c. 9 300 pop).
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 13 km NNW of Maslog, Philippines.
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