A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported Luzon, Philippines kilometers (0 miles) from Luzon, Philippines on Friday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:23:58 / 10:23 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 60.31 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009wgk. Id of event: us20009wgk. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/07/17 / 2017-07-14 22:23:58 / July 14, 2017 @ 10:23 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 60.31 km, 120.1286° East, 17.117° North.
Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Baguio (c. 272 700 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from San Fernando (c. 83 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Vigan (c. 48 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from La Trinidad (c. 41 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Tagudin (c. 35 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Aringay (c. 29 800 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 28 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tuding, Lloren, Baguio (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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