A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Victoria in Philippines on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 103.62 km (64 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 17:39:27 / 5:39 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000dd4c. Event ids that are associated: us2000dd4c. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/02/18 / 2018-02-26 09:39:27 / February 26, 2018 @ 9:39 am. Exact location of event, depth 103.62 km, 121.2552° East, 13.0718° North.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Candelaria, Concepcion Ibaba, Lipa City (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Lipa City (c. 212 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from San Jose (c. 118 800 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Calapan (c. 66 000 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Candelaria (c. 60 900 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Pinamalayan (c. 43 500 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Taal (c. 39 700 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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