A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Hukay in Philippines. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/08/17 / 2017-08-12 18:02:30 / August 12, 2017 @ 6:02 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 02:02:30 / 2:02 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000a8tv. Event ids that are associated: us2000a8tv. Exact location of event, longitude 120.7 East, latitude 13.8349 North, depth = 126.78 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 126.78 km (79 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cainta, Taytay, Malaya (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 1 km SSW of Hukay, Philippines.
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