A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Claveria in Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 121.1452 East, latitude 19.2998 North, depth = 27.88 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10004ae4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004ae4. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/12/15 / 2015-12-30 10:46:43 / December 30, 2015 @ 10:46 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 27.88 km (17 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:46:43 / 6:46 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Claveria. Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 76 km N of Claveria, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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