A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 48 kilometers (30 miles) from San Isidro in Philippines on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 126.2608° East, 10.4181° North. The temblor was detected at 13:22:29 / 1:22 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/09/18 / 2018-09-27 05:22:29 / September 27, 2018 @ 5:22 am. Event id: us1000h6de. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000h6de. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Socorro, Guiuan, Dapa (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Loreto (c. 5 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 48 km NNE of San Isidro, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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