A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from San Isidro in Philippines. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:57:42 / 5:57 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007nyq. Id of event: us10007nyq. Exact location of event, longitude 126.3175 East, latitude 10.077 North, depth = 68.7 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 68.7 km (43 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/12/16 / 2016-12-31 21:57:42 / December 31, 2016 @ 9:57 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Luna, Surigao, Placer. Epicenter of the event was 96 km (59 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 97 km (61 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Claver (c. 5 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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