A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Bigaan in Philippines. The temblor was detected at 23:27:59 / 11:27 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 166.52 km (103 miles). Exact location of event, depth 166.52 km, 126.1552° East, 8.2643° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000fycj. Id of event: us2000fycj. Global time and date of event 02/07/18 / 2018-07-02 15:27:59 / July 2, 2018 @ 3:27 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cabanglasan, Sampao, Santo Niño (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 19 km (12 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 15 km WSW of Bigaan, Philippines.
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