A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Namuac in Philippines. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ivr8. Unique identifier: us2000ivr8. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/12/18 / 2018-12-21 05:18:15 / December 21, 2018 @ 5:18 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.81 km (17 miles). The temblor was picked up at 13:18:15 / 1:18 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 121.1894 East, latitude 19.2443 North, depth = 26.81 km.
Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Cabaritan East (c. 9 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cabaritan East, Claveria. Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 70 km N of Namuac, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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