A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Tarragona in Philippines on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 71.8 km (45 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/09/16 / 2016-09-23 23:18:03 / September 23, 2016 @ 11:18 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 07:18:03 / 7:18 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006upx. Id of event: us10006upx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 126.7221° East, latitude 6.8599° North, depth = 71.8 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (35 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Baganga (c. 10 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Tibanbang (c. 7 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Magnaga, Kinablangan, Baganga. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 36 km SE of Tarragona, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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