A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from General Luna in Philippines on Tuesday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:12:03 / 12:12 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hjxm. Unique identifier: us2000hjxm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.17 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/09/18 / 2018-09-25 04:12:03 / September 25, 2018 @ 4:12 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.2929 East, latitude 9.879 North, depth = 21.17 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (55 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tago, Loreto, Mainit.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 18 km NE of General Luna, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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