A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Dingras in Philippines on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 12/01/19 / 2019-01-12 13:20:13 / January 12, 2019 @ 1:20 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000j3bg. Unique identifier: us2000j3bg. The temblor was reported at 21:20:13 / 9:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 120.7013° East, latitude 18.1383° North, depth = 60.99 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 60.99 km (38 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pasil, Lasam, Ballesteros (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from Laoag (c. 102 100 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Batac City (c. 53 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Vigan (c. 48 500 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from San Nicolas (c. 34 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Pasil (c. 10 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Bantay (c. 10 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km N of Dingras, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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