A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Claveria in Philippines. The temblor was reported at 13:56:17 / 1:56 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.9687 East, latitude 19.0875 North, depth = 37.2 km. Event id: us1000hdwq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hdwq. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.2 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 13/10/18 / 2018-10-13 05:56:17 / October 13, 2018 @ 5:56 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ballesteros, Cabaritan East, Pasuquin (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 55 km (34 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Cabaritan East (c. 9 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Pasuquin (c. 5 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Ballesteros (c. 5 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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