A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Taytayan in Philippines on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 09:16:11 / 9:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 01:16:11 / August 12, 2018 @ 1:16 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 54.44 km (34 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000gbbw. Event ids that are associated: us1000gbbw. Exact location of event, longitude 126.5578 East, latitude 7.7851 North, depth = 54.44 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corocotan, Barobo, Pandasan (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from New Corella (c. 20 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Mariano (c. 18 700 pop).
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 was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km NE of Taytayan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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