A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Pondaguitan in Philippines on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 133.17 km, 126.1516° East, 6.0918° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 24/11/18 / 2018-11-24 04:49:08 / November 24, 2018 @ 4:49 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 12:49:08 / 12:49 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hw11. Unique identifier: us1000hw11. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 133.17 km (83 miles).
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 96 km (60 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 16 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Malapatan, Mati, Lun Pequeño (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 29 km S of Pondaguitan, Philippines.
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