A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Bangonay in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.6415 East, latitude 9.3441 North, depth = 83.51 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008iwb. Id of event: us10008iwb. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/04/17 / 2017-04-19 04:26:11 / April 19, 2017 @ 4:26 am. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:26:11 / 12:26 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 83.51 km (52 miles).
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Mariano (c. 70 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mambajao, Talacogon, San Luis (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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