A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Cogon Cruz in Philippines. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.08 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/03/17 / 2017-03-20 19:42:04 / March 20, 2017 @ 7:42 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 123.898° East, latitude 10.4645° North, depth = 44.08 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20008tew. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008tew. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:42:04 / 3:42 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Cebu City (c. 798 600 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Lapu-Lapu City (c. 350 500 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Mandaue City (c. 331 300 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Toledo (c. 156 900 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Talisay (c. 133 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Cadiz (c. 129 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maya, Tapilon, Sagang (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km WSW of Cogon Cruz, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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