A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Banaybanay in Philippines. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 120.46 km (75 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:04:45 / 9:04 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 120.46 km, 121.1022° East, 13.93° North. Id of earthquake: us20004y4f. Event ids that are associated: us20004y4f. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/02/16 / 2016-02-02 13:04:45 / February 2, 2016 @ 1:04 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Meycauayan, Rodriguez, Limay (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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 WSW of Banaybanay, Philippines.
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