A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Lamitan in Philippines. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 147.03 km (91 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000h8rz. Event ids that are associated: us1000h8rz. The temblor was picked up at 22:54:14 / 10:54 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/10/18 / 2018-10-08 14:54:14 / October 8, 2018 @ 2:54 pm. Exact location, longitude 126.0306° East, latitude 5.9385° North, depth = 147.03 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Malandag, Katangawan, Glan. Epicenter of the event was 91 km (57 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 16 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Buayan (c. 14 600 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-two 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 39 km ESE of Lamitan, Philippines.
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