A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Tingloy in Philippines. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/09/17 / 2017-09-07 06:47:43 / September 7, 2017 @ 6:47 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 208.63 km (130 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 14:47:43 / 2:47 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000arq9. Event ids that are associated: us2000arq9. Exact location of event, longitude 120.7839 East, latitude 13.7071 North, depth = 208.63 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Lucena (c. 228 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lucena, Jalajala, Majayjay.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 10 km WNW of Tingloy, Philippines.
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