A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Harrison in Philippines. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 61.42 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:55:08 / 6:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 120.4737 East, latitude 13.5776 North, depth = 61.42 km. Global time and date of event 26/01/17 / 2017-01-26 22:55:08 / January 26, 2017 @ 10:55 pm UTC/GMT. 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: us20008iqt. Id of event: us20008iqt.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bulihan, San Andres, Halayhay. Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Lipa City (c. 212 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Silang (c. 119 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Mariveles (c. 84 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Tanauan (c. 68 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Calapan (c. 66 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Nasugbu (c. 62 900 pop).
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 two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 14 km NNE of Harrison, Philippines.
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