A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Hukay in Philippines on Thursday. Exact location, longitude 120.7323° East, latitude 13.7621° North, depth = 195.37 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 14:56:36 / 2:56 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 195.37 km (121 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us60003rb3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60003rb3. Global time and date of event 16/05/19 / 2019-05-16 06:56:36 / May 16, 2019 @ 6:56 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taguig, Binangonan, Jalajala (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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