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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 044 km N 62? E of General Luna (Surigao del Norte) on Saturday, 31 December 2016
Date & time: Sat, 31 Dec 21:57:00 UTC Local time at epicenter: 01 Jan 2017 - 05:57 AM (PST) Magnitude: 4.2 Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.97°N / 126.51°E [Map] Nearest volcano: Paco (117 km) Primary data source: PHILVOLCS
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
Bansalan (Philippines) (338 km S from epicenter)(no details): Ground was shaking, the TV news broadcasted that there was 3.7 magnitude in nearby Digos City which is only a 15 km away. And OMG when I was writing this comment, I felt the ground lifted huhuhu (via EMSC)
Baybay City (Philippines) (115 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Hope there are no aftershocks and tsunami warning because were near to the sea. (via EMSC)
Cabadbaran City (Philippines) (78 km S from epicenter)(no details): The earthquake started weak and then suddenly became strong. (via EMSC)
Introduction to Plate Tectonics: The Earth's upper, rigid layer is broken into several plates which are in constant motion to one another. Most earthquakes and volcanoes occur as result of these plate boundaries.
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