A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Malayal in Philippines on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 16:38:02 / 4:38 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000dsq1. Event ids that are associated: us1000dsq1. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35.04 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 121.6° East, 7.4386° North, depth 35.04 km. 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: 22/04/18 / 2018-04-22 08:38:02 / April 22, 2018 @ 8:38 am.
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was City of Isabela, Taluksangay, Tigpalay (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Zamboanga (c. 457 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from City of Isabela (c. 67 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Recodo (c. 42 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Sangali (c. 14 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Labuan (c. 12 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Vitali (c. 9 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Mercedes (c. 8 700 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 45 km NW of Malayal, Philippines.
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