A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Naval in Philippines on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 15:04:09 / 3:04 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cqxg. Unique identifier: us2000cqxg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/01/18 / 2018-01-16 07:04:09 / January 16, 2018 @ 7:04 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 124.4314 East, latitude 11.588 North, depth = 34.08 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 34.08 km (21 miles).
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (42 miles) from Ormoc (c. 191 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Bogo (c. 23 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Bantayan (c. 19 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Esperanza, Dulag, Alegria (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 twelve 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 4 km NE of Naval, Philippines.
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