A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Pondaguitan in Philippines on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.7063 East, latitude 6.4692 North, depth = 108.92 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:56:02 / 3:56 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000c115. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000c115. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 108.92 km (68 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/01/18 / 2018-01-05 07:56:02 / January 5, 2018 @ 7:56 am.
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Tibanbang (c. 7 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from San Ignacio (c. 6 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lupon, Manay, Batobato.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 59 km ENE of Pondaguitan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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