A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 84 kilometers (52 miles) from San Nicolas in Philippines on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 23:04:53 / 11:04 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/10/16 / 2016-10-09 15:04:53 / October 9, 2016 @ 3:04 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.87 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 119.3046 East, latitude 14.8178 North, depth = 35.87 km. Unique identifier: us20007cye. Ids that are associated to the event: us20007cye. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from San Antonio (c. 34 200 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Castillejos (c. 27 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Iba (c. 26 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Botolan (c. 23 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from San Marcelino (c. 18 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from San Narciso (c. 15 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Poblacion, San Felipe (c. 15 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Castillejos, San Juan, Botolan. Close 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. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 84 km W of San Nicolas, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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