A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from San Nicolas in Philippines. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/07/17 / 2017-07-29 06:31:31 / July 29, 2017 @ 6:31 am. Exact location of earthquake, 119.7776° East, 14.866° North, depth 62.23 km. Unique identifier: us2000a406. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a406. The temblor was detected at 14:31:31 / 2:31 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 62.23 km (39 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Limay, Santa Lucia, Lucapon (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Angeles City (c. 299 400 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Santol (c. 299 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Olongapo (c. 221 200 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Mabalacat City (c. 188 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Mariveles (c. 84 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Balanga (c. 73 000 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Subic (c. 67 700 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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