A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Bantogon in Philippines. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/03/18 / 2018-03-20 11:10:45 / March 20, 2018 @ 11:10 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d6qz. Unique identifier: us1000d6qz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 123.6176° East, latitude 6.5957° North, depth = 610.95 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 610.95 km (380 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 19:10:45 / 7:10 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Maganoy (c. 17 400 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Dalican (c. 13 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Kalamansig (c. 12 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from South Upi (c. 12 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Upi (c. 9 400 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Awang (c. 8 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Bantogon (c. 5 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kauran, Maganoy, Dalican.
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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 46 km W of Bantogon, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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