A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Mahabang Parang in Philippines on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/01/20 / 2020-01-12 12:54:50 / January 12, 2020 @ 12:54 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 121.0572° East, 13.9729° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us70006yqp. Event ids that are associated: us70006yqp. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:54:50 / 8:54 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guyong, Balanga, Balagtas (min 5000 pop).
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-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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