A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Bao in Philippines on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us1000hb09. Event ids that are associated: us1000hb09. The temblor was reported at 22:16:05 / 10:16 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 06/10/18 / 2018-10-06 14:16:05 / October 6, 2018 @ 2:16 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.75 km (27 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 122.8235 East, latitude 13.6826 North, depth = 42.75 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Naga (c. 174 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Iriga City (c. 94 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Daet (c. 78 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Polangui (c. 77 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Libon (c. 68 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from San Jose (c. 35 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ligao, Santa Cruz, San Jose.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 4 km N of Bao, Philippines.
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