A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Santa Fe in Philippines on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 73 km (45 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:10:23 / 6:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 73 km, 120.2315° East, 15.0887° North. Id of earthquake: us2000g18y. Event ids that are associated: us2000g18y. 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: 03/07/18 / 2018-07-03 22:10:23 / July 3, 2018 @ 10:10 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 93 km (58 miles) from San Jose del Monte (c. 357 800 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Angeles City (c. 299 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Santol (c. 299 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from San Fernando (c. 251 200 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Olongapo (c. 221 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Cabanatuan City (c. 220 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Malolos (c. 198 700 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bugallon, Puelay, Baloc.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 8 km NNE of Santa Fe, Philippines.
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