A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 63 kilometers (39 miles) from San Isidro in Philippines on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 08/10/18 / 2018-10-08 22:40:28 / October 8, 2018 @ 10:40 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 06:40:28 / 6:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 126.3592° East, latitude 10.5228° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us1000hb64. Event ids that are associated: us1000hb64.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dapa, Guiuan, Loreto. Earthquake epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Loreto (c. 5 400 pop). Nearby 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 ten and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 63 km NNE of San Isidro, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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