A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Bacolod in Philippines. Exact location of event, depth 42.79 km, 126.255° East, 8.9363° North. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:21:29 / 1:21 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 22/01/18 / 2018-01-22 17:21:29 / January 22, 2018 @ 5:21 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us1000ceaj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000ceaj. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 42.79 km (27 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Buenavista, Claver, Bunawan.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 3 km W of Bacolod, Philippines.
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