A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Hukay in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/01/21 / 2021-01-15 22:48:55 / January 15, 2021 @ 10:48 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 120.7146 East, latitude 13.8105 North, depth = 159.36 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:48:55 / 10:48 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 159.36 km (99 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d0ib. Unique identifier: us7000d0ib.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Balanga, Del Monte, Tanay. Earthquake epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop). Close 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 one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 4 km SSE of Hukay, Philippines.
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