A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from La Paz in Philippines on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/11/16 / 2016-11-13 23:47:53 / November 13, 2016 @ 11:47 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10007ddu. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007ddu. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 121.6704° East, 16.8626° North. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:47:53 / 7:47 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Tuguegarao City (c. 115 100 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Santiago (c. 108 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Ilagan (c. 72 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Solana (c. 71 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Bayombong (c. 48 200 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Ramon (c. 36 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Solano (c. 36 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bauan, Mankayan, Aritao (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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