A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Pagsanahan Norte in Philippines on Friday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:51:43 / 9:51 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20004wud. Unique identifier: us20004wud. Exact location of event, longitude 120.1637 East, latitude 18.0511 North, depth = 32.97 km. Global time and date of event 29/01/16 / 2016-01-29 13:51:43 / January 29, 2016 @ 1:51 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 32.97 km (20 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vigan, Pasuquin, Bantay (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Laoag (c. 102 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Batac City (c. 53 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Vigan (c. 48 500 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from San Nicolas (c. 34 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Bantay (c. 10 100 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Bacarra (c. 9 600 pop).
Every 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 one and in the last 365 days nine 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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