A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Lucban in Philippines. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000498r. Unique identifier: us1000498r. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/12/15 / 2015-12-21 04:46:46 / December 21, 2015 @ 4:46 am. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 121.5774° East, 14.1221° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 12:46:46 / 12:46 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ternate, Balayan, Putol (min 5000 pop).
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 was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 2 km ENE of Lucban, Philippines.
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