A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Panukulan in Philippines on Monday. The temblor was reported at 09:56:16 / 9:56 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 37.06 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/10/18 / 2018-10-15 01:56:16 / October 15, 2018 @ 1:56 am. Exact location of event, depth 37.06 km, 121.8268° East, 14.8824° North. Unique identifier: us1000heee. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000heee.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quiapo, Manila, San Miguel (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 96 km (60 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Jose del Monte (c. 357 800 pop). Nearby 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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