A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Hinundayan in Philippines. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007b3b. Unique identifier: us10007b3b. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:11:54 / 4:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/11/16 / 2016-11-21 08:11:54 / November 21, 2016 @ 8:11 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 64.79 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 125.299 East, latitude 10.3402 North, depth = 64.79 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kitcharao, Alegria, Mabini (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Maasin (c. 18 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Baybay (c. 17 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Tanauan (c. 16 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Abuyog (c. 15 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Burauen (c. 14 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 twenty-one 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 5 km ESE of Hinundayan, Philippines.
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