A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Claveria in Philippines. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 36.74 km (23 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 121.041° East, 19.0656° North, depth 36.74 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/01/19 / 2019-01-08 14:29:30 / January 8, 2019 @ 2:29 pm. Event id: us2000j8c0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j8c0. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:29:30 / 10:29 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Cabaritan East (c. 9 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Pasuquin (c. 5 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Ballesteros (c. 5 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pasuquin, Ballesteros, Cabaritan East.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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