A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Lobo in Philippines on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 03:06:26 / 3:06 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 19:06:26 / May 9, 2017 @ 7:06 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 151.14 km (94 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008qyc. Unique identifier: us10008qyc. Exact location of event, depth 151.14 km, 121.1965° East, 13.669° North.
Close 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 Pitogo, Cavite City, Taguig. Event epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Lucena (c. 228 800 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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 NW of Lobo, Philippines.
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