A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Sulangan in Philippines on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 22:43:18 / 10:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 126.17 East, latitude 11.1821 North, depth = 46.18 km. Event id: us2000dznm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dznm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.18 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/04/18 / 2018-04-07 14:43:18 / April 7, 2018 @ 2:43 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Borongan, Balangiga, Maydolong (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 93 km (58 miles) from Borongan (c. 16 500 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Llorente (c. 7 900 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Balangiga (c. 5 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Maydolong (c. 5 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Giporlos (c. 5 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 46 km NE of Sulangan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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