A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Bigaan in Philippines on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:36:21 / 5:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 97.8 km, 126.2243° East, 8.3545° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 97.8 km (61 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/10/18 / 2018-10-29 21:36:21 / October 29, 2018 @ 9:36 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000i620. Id of event: us2000i620.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gupitan, Nabunturan, Taligaman (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 19 km (11 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km WNW of Bigaan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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