A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Prieto Diaz in Philippines on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/08/18 / 2018-08-24 16:25:17 / August 24, 2018 @ 4:25 pm. Event id: us1000ggtv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000ggtv. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 92.04 km (57 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 124.6711° East, latitude 13.213° North, depth = 92.04 km. The temblor was detected at 00:25:17 / 12:25 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Sorsogon (c. 82 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Catarman (c. 47 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Irosin (c. 20 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Laoang (c. 16 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Virac (c. 15 100 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Bacacay (c. 14 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Gubat (c. 14 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alegria, Libog, Bacacay. Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 55 km ENE of Prieto Diaz, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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