A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from General Luna in Philippines. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 126.3485° East, 9.8777° North. The temblor was reported at 01:02:42 / 1:02 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000jfdz. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jfdz. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/02/19 / 2019-02-08 17:02:42 / February 8, 2019 @ 5:02 pm.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Loreto, Mainit, Kitcharao.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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: 23 km ENE of General Luna, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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