A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Calapan in Philippines. The temblor was detected at 23:28:45 / 11:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/10/17 / 2017-10-23 15:28:45 / October 23, 2017 @ 3:28 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 121.2384° East, 13.5122° North, depth 107.1 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000avxb. Id of event: us1000avxb. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 107.1 km (67 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dasmariñas, San Pedro, Cagsiay (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 97 km (60 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Lucena (c. 228 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 216 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Lipa City (c. 212 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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: 12 km NNE of Calapan, Philippines.
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