A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Harrison in Philippines on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, 120.2533° East, 13.5117° North, depth 83.21 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 83.21 km (52 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:48:51 / 6:48 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/06/15 / 2015-06-06 10:48:51 / June 6, 2015 @ 10:48 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20002qbp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20002qbp.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was General Emilio Aguinaldo, Laurel, Sablayan (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (57 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Nasugbu (c. 62 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Balayan (c. 50 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Taal (c. 39 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from San Pascual (c. 39 400 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Sablayan (c. 38 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 20 km WNW of Harrison, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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