A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Santa Monica in Philippines on Saturday. Unique identifier: us100076uy. Ids that are associated to the event: us100076uy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 74.83 km (46 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 05/11/16 / 2016-11-05 00:08:36 / November 5, 2016 @ 12:08 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.0657 East, latitude 10.1092 North, depth = 74.83 km. The temblor was detected at 08:08:36 / 8:08 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kitcharao, Alegria, Mainit. Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Kitcharao (c. 7 200 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km NNE of Santa Monica, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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