A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Zamboanguita in Philippines. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/01/18 / 2018-01-26 22:21:58 / January 26, 2018 @ 10:21 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 70.39 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000cif5. Unique identifier: us1000cif5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 123.3007° East, latitude 9.053° North, depth = 70.39 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:21:58 / 6:21 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tagbilaran City, Mabinay, Mantalongon. Epicenter of the event was 28 km (18 miles) from Dumaguete (c. 113 500 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Dipolog (c. 93 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Tagbilaran City (c. 86 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Bais (c. 65 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Dapitan (c. 50 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Oroquieta (c. 39 300 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 12 km ESE of Zamboanguita, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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