A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Namuac in Philippines on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 121.1631 East, latitude 19.3634 North, depth = 33.35 km. Event id: us2000cr9k. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cr9k. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33.35 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:11:52 / 10:11 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/01/18 / 2018-01-30 14:11:52 / January 30, 2018 @ 2:11 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Claveria. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 83 km N of Namuac, Philippines.
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