A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Ilioilio in Philippines on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 06:16:59 / 6:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 35.78 km, 119.4008° East, 15.9613° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008upk. Id of event: us20008upk. Global time and date of event 25/03/17 / 2017-03-25 22:16:59 / March 25, 2017 @ 10:16 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.78 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mangatarem, Tamayo, Iba. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Lingayen (c. 56 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Binmaley (c. 44 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Agoo (c. 29 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Masinloc (c. 28 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Iba (c. 26 900 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 26 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Domalanoan (c. 15 100 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 39 km W of Ilioilio, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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