A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Tapas in Philippines on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/10/17 / 2017-10-08 12:42:37 / October 8, 2017 @ 12:42 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 29.36 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000b2vf. Unique identifier: us2000b2vf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 122.5021 East, latitude 11.2453 North, depth = 29.36 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:42:37 / 8:42 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 81 km (50 miles) from Bacolod City (c. 454 900 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Mansilingan (c. 454 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Iloilo (c. 387 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Bago City (c. 150 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Cadiz (c. 129 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Roxas City (c. 102 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Victorias (c. 86 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pacol, Napoles, Murcia (min 5000 pop).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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