A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Hukay in Philippines. Unique identifier: us2000h5ep. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000h5ep. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:48:26 / 11:48 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 150.38 km (93 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 120.6925° East, 13.7622° North, depth 150.38 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/08/18 / 2018-08-30 15:48:26 / August 30, 2018 @ 3:48 pm.
Event epicenter was 94 km (59 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Maulawin, Santa Cruz, Orion (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 9 km S of Hukay, Philippines.
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