A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Talaga in Philippines on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, 120.9169° East, 13.7284° North, depth 145.29 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:52:10 / 10:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/09/17 / 2017-09-16 14:52:10 / September 16, 2017 @ 2:52 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000ap4b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ap4b. The epicenter was at a depth of 145.29 km (90 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Angono, Makati City, Socorro (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km WSW of Talaga, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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