A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Miagao in Philippines on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 10:54:13 / 10:54 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000i6va. Unique identifier: us2000i6va. Exact location, longitude 122.2046° East, latitude 10.6351° North, depth = 60.23 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 60.23 km (37 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/11/18 / 2018-11-05 02:54:13 / November 5, 2018 @ 2:54 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Biao, Bilao, Tortosa (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Bacolod City (c. 454 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Mansilingan (c. 454 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Iloilo (c. 387 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Bago City (c. 150 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Kabankalan (c. 136 500 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Victorias (c. 86 500 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Binonga (c. 84 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 3 km WSW of Miagao, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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