A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Balatero in Philippines. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 106.37 km (66 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:10:11 / 10:10 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008eal. Unique identifier: us10008eal. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.8883 East, latitude 13.501 North, depth = 106.37 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/04/17 / 2017-04-04 14:10:11 / April 4, 2017 @ 2:10 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Halayhay, San Pedro, Pila (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Lucena (c. 228 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 216 700 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Lipa City (c. 212 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-one 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. Every 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: 3 km W of Balatero, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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