A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Putol in Philippines on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 189.72 km (118 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a7lw. Unique identifier: us2000a7lw. The temblor was picked up at 01:51:21 / 1:51 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 120.7057 East, latitude 13.9679 North, depth = 189.72 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/08/17 / 2017-08-12 17:51:21 / August 12, 2017 @ 5:51 pm.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Jose del Monte, Guyong, Santa Cruz (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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: 3 km SW of Putol, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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