A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Wawa in Philippines on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 121.0021 East, latitude 13.6685 North, depth = 84.19 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008ebu. Id of event: us10008ebu. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 84.19 km (52 miles). The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:13:55 / 11:13 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/04/17 / 2017-04-04 15:13:55 / April 4, 2017 @ 3:13 pm.
The epicenter was 104 km (65 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quezon City, Limay, Del Monte (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 9 km SW of Wawa, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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