A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Namuac in Philippines. Id of earthquake: us2000iurj. Event ids that are associated: us2000iurj. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:05:00 / 10:05 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/12/18 / 2018-12-18 14:05:00 / December 18, 2018 @ 2:05 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 121.2249° East, 19.2272° North.
The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Claveria. Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 twenty 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. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 68 km N of Namuac, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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