A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Uyugan in Philippines. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:11:24 / 6:11 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 121.9998° East, latitude 20.2585° North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us1000ha1s. Event ids that are associated: us1000ha1s. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/10/18 / 2018-10-03 22:11:24 / October 3, 2018 @ 10:11 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Basco. Event epicenter was 21 km (13 miles) from Basco (c. 7 300 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each 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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirteen 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 12 km SSE of Uyugan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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