A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Paluan in Philippines on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 06:52:22 / 6:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 120.4307° East, 13.3926° North, depth 74.13 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 74.13 km (46 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hght. Unique identifier: us1000hght. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/10/18 / 2018-10-19 22:52:22 / October 19, 2018 @ 10:52 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Laurel, Taysan, Ibaan. Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Calapan (c. 66 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Nasugbu (c. 62 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Balayan (c. 50 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Taal (c. 39 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from San Pascual (c. 39 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 4 km SW of Paluan, Philippines.
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