A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Santo Nino in Philippines. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000crrd. Id of event: us2000crrd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:32:57 / 10:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 124.4853° East, 11.8444° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/01/18 / 2018-01-31 14:32:57 / January 31, 2018 @ 2:32 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Ormoc (c. 191 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Catarman (c. 47 400 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Carigara (c. 17 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palo, Ormoc, Kauit (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km SSE of Santo Nino, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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