A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Pondaguitan in Philippines. Id of earthquake: us10007vsb. Event ids that are associated: us10007vsb. Global time and date of event 12/01/17 / 2017-01-12 21:33:23 / January 12, 2017 @ 9:33 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 22.15 km (14 miles). Exact location, longitude 126.4438° East, latitude 6.1065° North, depth = 22.15 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 05:33:23 / 5:33 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Caburan, Batobato, Talagutong (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (57 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Talagutong (c. 8 000 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Tibanbang (c. 7 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from La Union (c. 5 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Each 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 three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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