A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Pondaguitan in Philippines. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:22:39 / 3:22 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 117.36 km (73 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 126.6023 East, latitude 6.285 North, depth = 117.36 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/04/18 / 2018-04-27 19:22:39 / April 27, 2018 @ 7:22 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dx9f. Id of event: us1000dx9f.
Event epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Tibanbang (c. 7 800 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from La Union (c. 5 200 pop). 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 Mati, Batobato, La Union.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 47 km E of Pondaguitan, Philippines.
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