A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Santa Monica in Philippines on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 69.27 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 02/07/18 / 2018-07-02 12:47:39 / July 2, 2018 @ 12:47 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:47:39 / 8:47 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000fty0. Event ids that are associated: us2000fty0. Exact location of event, longitude 126.0335 East, latitude 10.2919 North, depth = 69.27 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mainit, Guiuan, Bacuag. Epicenter of the event was 81 km (50 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Claver (c. 5 900 pop).
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 thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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