A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Balete in Philippines. Id of earthquake: us60007etg. Event ids that are associated: us60007etg. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:39:10 / 9:39 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/01/20 / 2020-01-12 13:39:10 / January 12, 2020 @ 1:39 pm. Exact location, longitude 121.05° East, latitude 14.01° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guiguinto, Balanga, Guyong (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 4 km WSW of Balete, Philippines.
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