A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Mahabang Parang in Philippines. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:56:53 / 10:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 121.0421° East, latitude 13.9831° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/01/20 / 2020-01-14 02:56:53 / January 14, 2020 @ 2:56 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us60007hc8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007hc8.
Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guiguinto, Guyong, Atimonan (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days fifty-three, in the past 30 days fifty-three and in the last 365 days seventy-seven 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.
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