A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Pandan Niog in Philippines. Exact location of event, depth 53.19 km, 120.3284° East, 6.2478° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 03:19:19 / 3:19 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000hf8k. Event ids that are associated: us2000hf8k. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 53.19 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/09/18 / 2018-09-15 19:19:19 / September 15, 2018 @ 7:19 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Siasi, Talipaw, Lugus. Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (48 miles) from Jolo (c. 101 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Siasi (c. 12 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Anuling (c. 10 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Parang (c. 9 700 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Lugus (c. 7 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kulase (c. 7 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Talipaw (c. 6 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 26 km W of Pandan Niog, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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