A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Calatagan in Philippines. The temblor was picked up at 07:18:52 / 7:18 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/09/17 / 2017-09-29 23:18:52 / September 29, 2017 @ 11:18 pm. Exact location of event, depth 135.75 km, 120.696° East, 13.6996° North. Unique identifier: us2000ax17. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ax17. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 135.75 km (84 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 75 km (46 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 216 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Imus (c. 216 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jalajala, Majayjay, Sablayan. Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 fourty-five 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.
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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. 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: 16 km SSE of Calatagan, Philippines.
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