A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Jomalig in Philippines on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.54 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 35.54 km, 122.8585° East, 15.0405° North. The temblor was picked up at 04:37:21 / 4:37 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/04/18 / 2018-04-19 20:37:21 / April 19, 2018 @ 8:37 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000drzj. Id of event: us1000drzj.
Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from Jose Pañganiban (c. 21 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Paracale (c. 8 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Patnanungan (c. 6 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Batobalane (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Batobalane, Jose Pañganiban, Paracale. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every 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.
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