A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Llorente in Philippines on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude 125.4627 East, latitude 11.3373 North, depth = 93.42 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 93.42 km (58 miles). Global time and date of event 08/08/18 / 2018-08-08 08:46:28 / August 8, 2018 @ 8:46 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us1000g59c. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000g59c. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:46:28 / 4:46 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 51 km (31 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Carigara (c. 17 500 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Tanauan (c. 16 600 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Borongan (c. 16 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Abuyog (c. 15 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Balogo, Capoocan, Oras. 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. 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 one and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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