A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Adams in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 37.99 km (24 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 120.8398 East, latitude 18.394 North, depth = 37.99 km. Event id: us10007emh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007emh. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/12/16 / 2016-12-03 18:52:54 / December 3, 2016 @ 6:52 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:52:54 / 2:52 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Laoag (c. 102 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Batac City (c. 53 500 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from San Nicolas (c. 34 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Aparri (c. 33 200 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Magapit, Aguiguican (c. 13 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Magapit (c. 11 200 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Piat, Magapit, Aguiguican, Magapit (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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