A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Carasi in Philippines on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/09/18 / 2018-09-05 02:25:56 / September 5, 2018 @ 2:25 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 37.35 km (23 miles). Event id: us2000hgi6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hgi6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 120.8284° East, 18.2882° North, depth 37.35 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:25:56 / 10:25 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 27 km (16 miles) from Laoag (c. 102 100 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Batac City (c. 53 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Vigan (c. 48 500 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from San Nicolas (c. 34 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Aparri (c. 33 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Magapit, Aguiguican (c. 13 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vigan, Magapit, Aguiguican, Bantay. Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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