A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Bauan in Philippines. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/08/18 / 2018-08-04 21:06:50 / August 4, 2018 @ 9:06 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 203.11 km (126 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 203.11 km, 120.9876° East, 13.7624° North. The temblor was reported at 05:06:50 / 5:06 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000g5cl. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000g5cl. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taytay, Malicboy, Baras.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 3 km SW of Bauan, Philippines.
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