A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Santo Tomas in Philippines. Exact location of event, longitude 121.1569 East, latitude 14.1169 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:58:43 / 8:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/01/20 / 2020-01-12 12:58:43 / January 12, 2020 @ 12:58 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us60007est. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007est.
Event epicenter was 57 km (36 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pulilan, Culianin, Alabat (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-eight, in the last 10 days thirty-eight, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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