A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Kibungan in Philippines. Exact location of event, depth 103.66 km, 120.6301° East, 16.6973° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/03/17 / 2017-03-18 21:03:03 / March 18, 2017 @ 9:03 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 103.66 km (64 miles). The temblor was picked up at 05:03:03 / 5:03 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20008t2h. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008t2h.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lupao, Alcala, Dumpay (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 31 km (20 miles) from Baguio (c. 272 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Urdaneta (c. 101 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Mangaldan (c. 88 800 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from San Fernando (c. 83 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Manaoag (c. 59 100 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Lingayen (c. 56 600 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Bayombong (c. 48 200 pop).
Every 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km W of Kibungan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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