A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Calamundingan in Philippines on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 77.5 km (48 miles). Exact location of event, depth 77.5 km, 121.5665° East, 12.9049° North. The temblor was picked up at 02:23:27 / 2:23 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000h64f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000h64f. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/08/18 / 2018-08-24 18:23:27 / August 24, 2018 @ 6:23 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calubcub Dos, Semirara, Santa Cruz (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from San Jose (c. 118 800 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Calapan (c. 66 000 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Pinamalayan (c. 43 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Sablayan (c. 38 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mansalay (c. 23 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Romblon (c. 15 300 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Roxas (c. 14 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km ESE of Calamundingan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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