A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from San Rafael in Philippines. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:53:36 / 11:53 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dpaq. Id of event: us1000dpaq. Exact location of event, longitude 126.4479 East, latitude 7.773 North, depth = 107.19 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/04/18 / 2018-04-16 03:53:36 / April 16, 2018 @ 3:53 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 107.19 km (67 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santo Niño, Barobo, Magnaga (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from New Corella (c. 20 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 1 km NW of San Rafael, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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