A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Adams in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 120.8819° East, 18.3666° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hhya. Unique identifier: us1000hhya. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/10/18 / 2018-10-27 10:39:04 / October 27, 2018 @ 10:39 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:39:04 / 6:39 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Piat, Magapit, Aguiguican, Magapit (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Laoag (c. 102 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Batac City (c. 53 500 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from San Nicolas (c. 34 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Aparri (c. 33 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Magapit, Aguiguican (c. 13 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Magapit (c. 11 200 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 11 km S of Adams, Philippines.
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