A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Calaca in Philippines on Friday. Unique identifier: us20008sij. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008sij. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 205.15 km (127 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:28:35 / 1:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 120.7976° East, latitude 13.9153° North, depth = 205.15 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/03/17 / 2017-03-16 17:28:35 / March 16, 2017 @ 5:28 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lambakin, Meycauayan, Sampaloc (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 75 km (47 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 2 km SW of Calaca, Philippines.
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