A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Nueva Era in Philippines on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.37 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 21.37 km, 120.7018° East, 17.8832° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/11/18 / 2018-11-25 09:21:32 / November 25, 2018 @ 9:21 am. The temblor was reported at 17:21:32 / 5:21 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hwc6. Id of event: us1000hwc6.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lasam, Bontoc, Tabuk. Epicenter of the earthquake was 37 km (23 miles) from Laoag (c. 102 100 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Batac City (c. 53 500 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Vigan (c. 48 500 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from San Nicolas (c. 34 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Tabuk (c. 27 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Candon (c. 11 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 5 km SE of Nueva Era, Philippines.
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