A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Jomalig in Philippines on Tuesday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:47:36 / 4:47 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/11/16 / 2016-11-07 20:47:36 / November 7, 2016 @ 8:47 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us100076z8. Unique identifier: us100076z8. Exact location of earthquake, 122.5297° East, 15.1638° North, depth 10 km.
Event epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Patnanungan (c. 6 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Polillo (c. 5 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Polillo, Patnanungan (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 52 km NNE of Jomalig, Philippines.
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