A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Banalo in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 57.37 km, 121.1582° East, 13.6367° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.37 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/04/17 / 2017-04-05 14:32:46 / April 5, 2017 @ 2:32 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 22:32:46 / 10:32 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10008em0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008em0.
Event epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Lucena (c. 228 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Binangonan (c. 219 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Morong, Santa Maria, Tanay.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 2 km WSW of Banalo, Philippines.
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