A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from San Remigio in Philippines. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:51:52 / 7:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/09/16 / 2016-09-23 23:51:52 / September 23, 2016 @ 11:51 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 125.8035° East, 6.9228° North, depth 117.38 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006uqg. Id of event: us10006uqg. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 117.38 km (73 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Malandag, Maluñgun, Amas.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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