A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Malim in Philippines. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/08/18 / 2018-08-06 22:18:20 / August 6, 2018 @ 10:18 pm. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:18:20 / 6:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 40.61 km, 123.6027° East, 7.2421° North. 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: us1000g4i4. Unique identifier: us1000g4i4. The epicenter was at a depth of 40.61 km (25 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Pagadian (c. 186 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Muricay (c. 132 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Lala (c. 61 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Parang (c. 44 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Pagaluñgan (c. 31 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Molave, Butig, Dalican (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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