A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Espiritu in Philippines. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 52.84 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 30/05/18 / 2018-05-30 10:46:40 / May 30, 2018 @ 10:46 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 18:46:40 / 6:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 120.6323 East, latitude 17.9695 North, depth = 52.84 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000eeli. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000eeli.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 26 km (16 miles) from Laoag (c. 102 100 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Batac City (c. 53 500 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Vigan (c. 48 500 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from San Nicolas (c. 34 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Candon (c. 11 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Pasil (c. 10 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Piat, Candon, Claveria (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 ten 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.
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