A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from San Andres in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 02:14:23 / 2:14 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000itmd. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000itmd. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/12/18 / 2018-12-10 18:14:23 / December 10, 2018 @ 6:14 pm. Exact location, longitude 122.6455° East, latitude 13.2951° North, depth = 29.9 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 29.9 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Naga (c. 174 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Iriga City (c. 94 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Polangui (c. 77 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Libon (c. 68 800 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Buhi (c. 30 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Catanauan (c. 26 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Calabanga (c. 26 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Buhi, Ligao, Tinambac (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 4 km SW of San Andres, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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