A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from San Isidro in Philippines. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/03/18 / 2018-03-08 18:06:33 / March 8, 2018 @ 6:06 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.3274 East, latitude 10.4155 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:06:33 / 2:06 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000d5a2. Event ids that are associated: us1000d5a2.
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 95 km (59 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Loreto (c. 5 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Socorro, Guiuan, Loreto (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 51 km NNE of San Isidro, Philippines.
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