A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from San Mariano in Philippines on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 56.8 km (35 miles). Unique identifier: us70003jas. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003jas. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/05/19 / 2019-05-01 15:55:18 / May 1, 2019 @ 3:55 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 121.3789 East, latitude 12.6199 North, depth = 56.8 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:55:18 / 11:55 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calapan, Santa Cruz, Canubing No 2 (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from San Jose (c. 118 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Calapan (c. 66 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Pinamalayan (c. 43 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Sablayan (c. 38 400 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Mansalay (c. 23 000 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Roxas (c. 14 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 6 km WSW of San Mariano, Philippines.
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