A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Taguisa in Philippines on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 17:58:33 / 5:58 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/05/18 / 2018-05-05 09:58:33 / May 5, 2018 @ 9:58 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000dyqw. Unique identifier: us1000dyqw. Exact location, longitude 123.6439° East, latitude 6.7017° North, depth = 600.01 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 600.01 km (373 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 Dalumangcob, Kauran, Pitogo. Event epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Maganoy (c. 17 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Dalican (c. 13 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Kalamansig (c. 12 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from South Upi (c. 12 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Dalumangcob (c. 9 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. 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: 43 km W of Taguisa, Philippines.
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