A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from San Isidro in Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.2683 East, latitude 10.0338 North, depth = 48.41 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007mbk. Id of event: us10007mbk. The temblor was picked up at 02:17:00 / 2:17 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.41 km (30 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/12/16 / 2016-12-23 18:17:00 / December 23, 2016 @ 6:17 pm.
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Kitcharao (c. 7 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kitcharao, Mainit, Alegria (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty 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.
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