A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Calaca in Philippines. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 120.824° East, 13.949° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/01/20 / 2020-01-19 12:59:03 / January 19, 2020 @ 12:59 pm. Event id: us60007k75. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007k75. The temblor was reported at 20:59:03 / 8:59 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Samal, Loma de Gato, Bocaue (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (46 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fourty-two, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 2 km NNE of Calaca, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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