A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Bagalangit in Philippines. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 134.38 km (83 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:15:54 / 9:15 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/09/15 / 2015-09-09 01:15:54 / September 9, 2015 @ 1:15 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 120.7806° East, latitude 13.7512° North, depth = 134.38 km. Unique identifier: us20003mtw. Ids that are associated to the event: us20003mtw.
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Makati City, Tayabas, Lucban (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km WNW of Bagalangit, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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