A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Cogan in Philippines. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008vad. Unique identifier: us20008vad. The temblor was reported at 03:43:48 / 3:43 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 51.07 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 123.9879° East, 10.5857° North, depth 51.07 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/03/17 / 2017-03-20 19:43:48 / March 20, 2017 @ 7:43 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 32 km (20 miles) from Cebu City (c. 798 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Lapu-Lapu City (c. 350 500 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Mandaue City (c. 331 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ormoc (c. 191 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Toledo (c. 156 900 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Talisay (c. 133 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bato, Luna, Kananya (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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: 3 km WSW of Cogan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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