A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from San Isidro in Philippines. The epicenter was at a depth of 74.08 km (46 miles). Global time and date of event 24/12/16 / 2016-12-24 00:49:03 / December 24, 2016 @ 12:49 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007meg. Unique identifier: us10007meg. The temblor was detected at 08:49:03 / 8:49 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 126.3362° East, latitude 10.0168° North, depth = 74.08 km.
Event epicenter was 96 km (59 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Claver (c. 5 900 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Luna, Surigao, Loreto (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 28 km E of San Isidro, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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