A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Payapa in Philippines. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 147.35 km (92 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/02/17 / 2017-02-08 20:54:24 / February 8, 2017 @ 8:54 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:54:24 / 4:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 120.868° East, 13.9714° North, depth 147.35 km. Unique identifier: us20008kxn. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008kxn.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bocaue, Abucay, Loma de Gato (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 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 three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 3 km SW of Payapa, Philippines.
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