A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Balayan in Philippines. Id of earthquake: us2000a8s7. Event ids that are associated: us2000a8s7. Exact location of event, longitude 120.7109 East, latitude 13.9033 North, depth = 110.25 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/08/17 / 2017-08-11 23:22:39 / August 11, 2017 @ 11:22 pm. 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 110.25 km (69 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 07:22:39 / 7:22 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Meycauayan, Tayabas, Lambakin. The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 4 km SSW of Balayan, Philippines.
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