A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Looc in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 21:21:04 / 9:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 120.3094° East, latitude 13.7282° North, depth = 76.55 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/10/17 / 2017-10-04 13:21:04 / October 4, 2017 @ 1:21 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 76.55 km (48 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us1000aqmv. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000aqmv.
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bilog-Bilog, Bulacnin, Janopol. The epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Silang (c. 119 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Mariveles (c. 84 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Nasugbu (c. 62 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Naic (c. 55 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Patuto (c. 52 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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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: 6 km E of Looc, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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