A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Tingloy in Philippines on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 117.55 km (73 miles). Id of earthquake: us20008tr9. Event ids that are associated: us20008tr9. The temblor was reported at 22:06:14 / 10:06 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/03/17 / 2017-03-14 14:06:14 / March 14, 2017 @ 2:06 pm. Exact location of event, depth 117.55 km, 120.8171° East, 13.6355° North.
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Lucena (c. 228 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lucena, Bacoor, Socorro.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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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. 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: 6 km WSW of Tingloy, Philippines.
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