A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Talaga in Philippines. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 181.97 km (113 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 11:37:45 / 11:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 120.9559° East, latitude 13.6901° North, depth = 181.97 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000isp2. Id of event: us2000isp2. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/12/18 / 2018-12-12 03:37:45 / December 12, 2018 @ 3:37 am.
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Mandaluyong City (c. 305 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mandaluyong City, Boac, Port Area (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 5 km SSE of Talaga, Philippines.
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