A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Calanasan in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:02:41 / 4:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 121.01° East, latitude 18.0944° North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/10/18 / 2018-10-16 20:02:41 / October 16, 2018 @ 8:02 pm. Event id: us1000hd1g. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hd1g. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Enrile, Tuguegarao City, Liwan. Earthquake epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Tuguegarao City (c. 115 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Laoag (c. 102 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Solana (c. 71 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Batac City (c. 53 500 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Vigan (c. 48 500 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from San Nicolas (c. 34 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Aparri (c. 33 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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