A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Tingloy in Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, 120.9335° East, 13.5995° North, depth 142.94 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us60008gyg. Unique identifier: us60008gyg. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 142.94 km (89 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/03/20 / 2020-03-17 05:06:31 / March 17, 2020 @ 5:06 am. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:06:31 / 1:06 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 81 km (50 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Lucena (c. 228 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 216 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lumbang, Bacoor, Cavinti.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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