A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from San Isidro in Philippines. Id of earthquake: us1000h54k. Event ids that are associated: us1000h54k. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:09:55 / 2:09 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/09/18 / 2018-09-25 18:09:55 / September 25, 2018 @ 6:09 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 31.3 km (19 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 126.1654° East, 10.3605° North, depth 31.3 km.
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Surigao, Guiuan, Socorro (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 97 km (60 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Loreto (c. 5 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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 NNE of San Isidro, Philippines.
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