A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Sabang in Philippines. Exact location, longitude 119.629° East, latitude 14.4197° North, depth = 54.76 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:36:18 / 11:36 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20005y46. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005y46. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 54.76 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/05/16 / 2016-05-20 03:36:18 / May 20, 2016 @ 3:36 am UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Olongapo (c. 221 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Mariveles (c. 84 600 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Subic (c. 67 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Antonio (c. 34 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Castillejos (c. 27 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Marcelino (c. 18 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mariveles, Poblacion, San Felipe, San Marcelino. Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 73 km WSW of Sabang, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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