A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Lapuan in Philippines on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 163.16 km (101 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.876 East, latitude 6.2091 North, depth = 163.16 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100073y3. Id of event: us100073y3. The temblor was reported at 23:21:09 / 11:21 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 03/11/16 / 2016-11-03 15:21:09 / November 3, 2016 @ 3:21 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Polonoling, Sarangani, Davao (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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