A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Matinao in Philippines. Unique identifier: us1000eb35. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000eb35. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 10:21:56 / 10:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/05/18 / 2018-05-20 02:21:56 / May 20, 2018 @ 2:21 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 124.7236° East, latitude 7.5727° North, depth = 35 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 52 km (32 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Iligan City (c. 312 300 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Mantampay (c. 265 000 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Marawi City (c. 143 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gansing, Libertad, Lumbia (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 4 km ESE of Matinao, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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