A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Lawa-an in Philippines on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/03/18 / 2018-03-05 01:05:39 / March 5, 2018 @ 1:05 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dc9b. Unique identifier: us2000dc9b. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:05:39 / 9:05 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.3744 East, latitude 11.2845 North, depth = 118.21 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 118.21 km (73 miles).
Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Ormoc (c. 191 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Baybay (c. 17 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Carigara (c. 17 500 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Tanauan (c. 16 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Culaba, Leyte, Oras (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-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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