A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Cagdianao in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000hb3m. Event ids that are associated: us1000hb3m. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/10/18 / 2018-10-07 07:29:56 / October 7, 2018 @ 7:29 am. The temblor was detected at 15:29:56 / 3:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 125.6613 East, latitude 9.8838 North, depth = 48.43 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 48.43 km (30 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Maasin, Sogod, Cabadbaran (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 21 km (13 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Maasin (c. 18 300 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each 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.
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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 SSW of Cagdianao, Philippines.
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