A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Wawa in Philippines. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.48 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 08/04/17 / 2017-04-08 15:57:20 / April 8, 2017 @ 3:57 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008h9k. Unique identifier: us10008h9k. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 23:57:20 / 11:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 121.0604 East, latitude 13.7248 North, depth = 15.48 km.
The epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manila, Atimonan, Quiapo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 1 km SSE of Wawa, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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