A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from San Juan in Philippines. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/12/15 / 2015-12-15 00:12:13 / December 15, 2015 @ 12:12 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 120.6695° East, latitude 15.0046° North, depth = 10.72 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:12:13 / 8:12 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10.72 km (7 miles). Event id: us10004841. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004841.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rizal, Santa Rosa, Sampaloc. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 1 km SSW of San Juan, Philippines.
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