A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Baras in Philippines. Exact location of event, depth 38.2 km, 124.6304° East, 13.3902° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/05/18 / 2018-05-05 02:18:27 / May 5, 2018 @ 2:18 am. The temblor was reported at 10:18:27 / 10:18 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000e2ua. Unique identifier: us1000e2ua. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.2 km (24 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bacacay, Rizal, Bulusan. Event epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Sorsogon (c. 82 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Virac (c. 15 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Bacacay (c. 14 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Gubat (c. 14 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Casiguran (c. 8 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Balete (c. 8 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 40 km SE of Baras, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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