A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Maitum in Philippines. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:08:20 / 12:08 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.07 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000d7g3. Event ids that are associated: us1000d7g3. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/03/18 / 2018-03-13 16:08:20 / March 13, 2018 @ 4:08 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 124.1331° East, latitude 5.327° North, depth = 37.07 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Kiamba (c. 11 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Maitum (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kiamba, Maitum. Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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