A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Lalauigan in Philippines on Friday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:20:48 / 1:20 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/03/18 / 2018-03-29 17:20:48 / March 29, 2018 @ 5:20 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000dawa. Event ids that are associated: us1000dawa. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 44.97 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 44.97 km, 125.5911° East, 11.648° North.
Epicenter of the event was 78 km (48 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Tanauan (c. 16 600 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Borongan (c. 16 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Dolores (c. 9 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alangalang, Gamay, Tanauan (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 14 km ENE of Lalauigan, Philippines.
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