A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Iba in Philippines on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 119.843 East, latitude 15.227 North, depth = 90.97 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:46:42 / 7:46 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70009kup. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009kup. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 90.97 km (57 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 07:46:42 / May 12, 2020 @ 7:46 am.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Paniqui, San Manuel, Bayambang (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Angeles City (c. 299 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Santol (c. 299 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Olongapo (c. 221 200 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Mabalacat City (c. 188 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Tarlac City (c. 183 900 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Bulaon (c. 131 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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