A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Calanasan in Philippines. Unique identifier: us1000jhm0. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jhm0. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:54:30 / 4:54 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.83 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/03/19 / 2019-03-17 20:54:30 / March 17, 2019 @ 8:54 pm. Exact location, longitude 121.0447° East, latitude 18.3822° North, depth = 43.83 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 52 km (32 miles) from Laoag (c. 102 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Batac City (c. 53 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from San Nicolas (c. 34 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Aparri (c. 33 200 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Magapit, Aguiguican (c. 13 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Magapit (c. 11 200 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cabugao, Piat, Magapit, Aguiguican (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 14 km N of Calanasan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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