A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Harrison in Philippines on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude 120.334 East, latitude 13.5744 North, depth = 68.74 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 68.74 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 08:38:17 / 8:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/10/18 / 2018-10-06 00:38:17 / October 6, 2018 @ 12:38 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hazn. Unique identifier: us1000hazn.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Balete, Naic, Sablayan (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Calapan (c. 66 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Nasugbu (c. 62 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Naic (c. 55 200 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Patuto (c. 52 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Balayan (c. 50 100 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Indang (c. 41 200 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 17 km NW of Harrison, Philippines.
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