A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from General Luna in Philippines. The epicenter was at a depth of 49.91 km (31 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:40:57 / 1:40 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000749q. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000749q. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/11/16 / 2016-11-05 05:40:57 / November 5, 2016 @ 5:40 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 126.6018 East, latitude 9.9203 North, depth = 49.91 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cantilan, Socorro, Dapa (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 50 km ENE of General Luna, Philippines.
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