A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Bulusan in Philippines. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 110.67 km (69 miles). Exact location, longitude 124.151° East, latitude 12.7715° North, depth = 110.67 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:46:10 / 11:46 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/10/18 / 2018-10-03 15:46:10 / October 3, 2018 @ 3:46 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000ha10. Id of event: us1000ha10.
The epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Legaspi (c. 179 500 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Sorsogon (c. 82 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Polangui (c. 77 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Tabaco (c. 57 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Masbate (c. 47 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Catarman (c. 47 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Laoang, Milagros, Polangui (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km NE of Bulusan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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