A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Maloma in Philippines on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 55.31 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us7000djgy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000djgy. Global time and date of event 15/03/21 / 2021-03-15 11:20:10 / March 15, 2021 @ 11:20 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 11:20:10 / 11:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 120.0956° East, 15.1373° North, depth 55.31 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 52 km (33 miles) from Angeles City (c. 299 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Santol (c. 299 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from San Fernando (c. 251 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Olongapo (c. 221 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Malolos (c. 198 700 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Mabalacat City (c. 188 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Tarlac City (c. 183 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puelay, Pandi, Loqueb Este.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km NE of Maloma, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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