A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Santol in Philippines. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 101.41 km (63 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us10007mc1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007mc1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.4075 East, latitude 16.7542 North, depth = 101.41 km. Global time and date of event 23/12/16 / 2016-12-23 19:48:25 / December 23, 2016 @ 7:48 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 03:48:25 / 3:48 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 42 km (26 miles) from Baguio (c. 272 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Urdaneta (c. 101 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Mangaldan (c. 88 800 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from San Fernando (c. 83 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Manaoag (c. 59 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Lingayen (c. 56 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bacag, Bantay, Bugallon (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km WSW of Santol, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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