A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Hukay in Philippines on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 143.13 km (89 miles). Exact location of event, depth 143.13 km, 120.7622° East, 13.7496° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/01/16 / 2016-01-08 21:27:13 / January 8, 2016 @ 9:27 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 05:27:13 / 5:27 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004egh. Id of event: us10004egh.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Taguig, Maulawin, Binangonan (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 sixteen 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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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. 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: 12 km SSE of Hukay, Philippines.
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