A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Pondaguitan in Philippines. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 92.67 km (58 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 126.892 East, latitude 6.3876 North, depth = 92.67 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:31:38 / 10:31 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/11/16 / 2016-11-05 14:31:38 / November 5, 2016 @ 2:31 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us100074bk. Unique identifier: us100074bk.
Epicenter of the event was 98 km (61 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Tibanbang (c. 7 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from San Ignacio (c. 6 300 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from La Union (c. 5 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mati, La Union, Sigaboy. Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 79 km E of Pondaguitan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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