A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from San Pedro in Philippines on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 156.77 km (97 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 126.5159 East, latitude 7.3264 North, depth = 156.77 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:54:01 / 7:54 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000dyij. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dyij. Global time and date of event 11/04/18 / 2018-04-11 23:54:01 / April 11, 2018 @ 11:54 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Andop, Libertad, Bislig (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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