A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Palimbang in Philippines on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000dwik. Unique identifier: us1000dwik. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/05/18 / 2018-05-03 08:20:07 / May 3, 2018 @ 8:20 am. Exact location of event, longitude 123.8165 East, latitude 6.0125 North, depth = 541.37 km. The temblor was detected at 16:20:07 / 4:20 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 541.37 km (336 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kiamba, Puloypuloy, Maitum. The epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Kalamansig (c. 12 800 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Kiamba (c. 11 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Maitum (c. 8 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Bantogon (c. 5 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Puloypuloy (c. 5 100 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourteen 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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