A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Balangiga in Philippines. Global time and date of event 15/01/18 / 2018-01-15 20:43:44 / January 15, 2018 @ 8:43 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 04:43:44 / 4:43 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cpy9. Id of event: us2000cpy9. Exact location of earthquake, 125.3903° East, 11.1109° North, depth 19.24 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.24 km (12 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sogod, Catbalogan, Kananya (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Ormoc (c. 191 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Baybay (c. 17 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Carigara (c. 17 500 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Tanauan (c. 16 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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: 0 km ENE of Balangiga, Philippines.
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