A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from General Luna in Philippines. Global time and date of event 08/02/19 / 2019-02-08 17:01:36 / February 8, 2019 @ 5:01 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 41.49 km (26 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 126.2318 East, latitude 9.7848 North, depth = 41.49 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000jfe8. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jfe8. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:01:36 / 1:01 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Loreto, Tago, Mainit (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fifty-one 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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