A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Gadung in Philippines. Exact location of event, longitude 123.7961 East, latitude 6.7733 North, depth = 588.92 km. The temblor was reported at 15:41:25 / 3:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/06/18 / 2018-06-16 07:41:25 / June 16, 2018 @ 7:41 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 588.92 km (366 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000exm3. Id of event: us1000exm3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pitogo, Isulan, Bugasan (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (53 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Parang (c. 44 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Isulan (c. 31 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Pagaluñgan (c. 31 100 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 24 km W of Gadung, Philippines.
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