A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Cabacao in Philippines on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/04/16 / 2016-04-18 22:47:37 / April 18, 2016 @ 10:47 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 56.21 km (35 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:47:37 / 6:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 120.6237° East, latitude 13.3429° North, depth = 56.21 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005bz1. Id of event: us10005bz1.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Socorro, Bulacnin, Balete. Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Lipa City (c. 212 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Calapan (c. 66 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Nasugbu (c. 62 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Balayan (c. 50 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Taal (c. 39 700 pop).
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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 3 km WNW of Cabacao, Philippines.
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