A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Balayan in Philippines on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.7624 East, latitude 13.8949 North, depth = 152.96 km. Event id: us2000czcw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000czcw. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 152.96 km (95 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/02/18 / 2018-02-09 06:54:35 / February 9, 2018 @ 6:54 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 14:54:35 / 2:54 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mabitac, Obando, Lucena (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km SE of Balayan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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