A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Paluan in Philippines on Friday. Id of earthquake: us10007c8f. Event ids that are associated: us10007c8f. Exact location of event, depth 66.68 km, 120.3854° East, 13.3799° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/11/16 / 2016-11-25 07:48:31 / November 25, 2016 @ 7:48 am. The temblor was reported at 15:48:31 / 3:48 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 66.68 km (41 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Calapan (c. 66 000 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Nasugbu (c. 62 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Balayan (c. 50 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Taal (c. 39 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Pascual (c. 39 400 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Sablayan (c. 38 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Laurel, Ibaan, Taysan (min 5000 pop). 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 two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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