A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Namuac in Philippines. Exact location of event, depth 27.86 km, 121.1336° East, 19.2948° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/01/18 / 2018-01-17 15:38:13 / January 17, 2018 @ 3:38 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 27.86 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cre2. Unique identifier: us2000cre2. The temblor was reported at 23:38:13 / 11:38 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Claveria (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 75 km N of Namuac, Philippines.
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