A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 42 kilometers (26 miles) from General Luna in Philippines on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.5418 East, latitude 9.7913 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 13/02/19 / 2019-02-13 12:33:14 / February 13, 2019 @ 12:33 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000jh73. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jh73. The temblor was picked up at 20:33:14 / 8:33 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Tago (c. 6 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Claver (c. 5 900 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Bacuag (c. 5 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bacuag, Tago, Claver (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 42 km E of General Luna, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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