A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Sabtang in Philippines. Id of earthquake: us10007tye. Event ids that are associated: us10007tye. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 43.73 km (27 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/12/16 / 2016-12-31 09:19:56 / December 31, 2016 @ 9:19 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 121.5503 East, latitude 19.936 North, depth = 43.73 km. The temblor was reported at 17:19:56 / 5:19 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Basco (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Basco (c. 7 300 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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