A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Calanasan in Philippines on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 121.0739° East, 18.3405° North, depth 42.9 km. Unique identifier: us20005dvv. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005dvv. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:25:18 / 8:25 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 42.9 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/03/16 / 2016-03-27 00:25:18 / March 27, 2016 @ 12:25 am.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cabugao, Piat, Magapit, Aguiguican (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Laoag (c. 102 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Batac City (c. 53 500 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from San Nicolas (c. 34 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Aparri (c. 33 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Magapit, Aguiguican (c. 13 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Magapit (c. 11 200 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 10 km NNE of Calanasan, Philippines.
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