A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Hukay in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 144.4 km (90 miles). Unique identifier: us20008i7d. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008i7d. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/01/17 / 2017-01-23 14:02:05 / January 23, 2017 @ 2:02 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 120.7431 East, latitude 13.8456 North, depth = 144.4 km. The temblor was reported at 22:02:05 / 10:02 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Del Monte, Tanay, Barahan (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 4 km E of Hukay, Philippines.
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