A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Claveria in Philippines. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/10/18 / 2018-10-12 19:30:05 / October 12, 2018 @ 7:30 pm. The temblor was detected at 03:30:05 / 3:30 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000hde3. Event ids that are associated: us1000hde3. Exact location of event, longitude 121.1131 East, latitude 19.2173 North, depth = 2.33 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.33 km (1 miles).
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Claveria (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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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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: 67 km N of Claveria, Philippines.
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