A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 28 kilometers (17 miles) from San Nicolas in Philippines on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: us60007d1g. Unique identifier: us60007d1g. Exact location of event, depth 66.28 km, 119.8126° East, 14.9316° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 66.28 km (41 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/01/20 / 2020-01-09 14:16:44 / January 9, 2020 @ 2:16 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:16:44 / 10:16 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Masantol, Magalang, Del Pilar (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Angeles City (c. 299 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Santol (c. 299 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from San Fernando (c. 251 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Olongapo (c. 221 200 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Mabalacat City (c. 188 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Bulaon (c. 131 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Mariveles (c. 84 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 28 km W of San Nicolas, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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