A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Sinisian in Philippines. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/04/17 / 2017-04-29 04:32:57 / April 29, 2017 @ 4:32 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 94.9 km (59 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 12:32:57 / 12:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.8024 East, latitude 13.8562 North, depth = 94.9 km. Id of earthquake: us10008ly5. Event ids that are associated: us10008ly5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sampaloc, Pagbilao, Santa Maria (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 7 km SW of Sinisian, Philippines.
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