A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Biga in Philippines. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:10:14 / 4:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 160.69 km, 120.6677° East, 13.8882° North. Event id: us7000cq3z. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cq3z. 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 160.69 km (100 miles). Global time and date of event 11/12/20 / 2020-12-11 04:10:14 / December 11, 2020 @ 4:10 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Obando, Castañas, Pililla (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 2 km SE of Biga, Philippines.
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