A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Pondaguitan in Philippines. Exact location of event, longitude 126.331 East, latitude 6.4209 North, depth = 54.69 km. Event id: us2000ivyn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ivyn. Global time and date of event 17/12/18 / 2018-12-17 20:39:57 / December 17, 2018 @ 8:39 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 04:39:57 / 4:39 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 54.69 km (34 miles).
Event epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Talagutong (c. 8 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Manay, San Ignacio, Malita (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 18 km ENE of Pondaguitan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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