A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 30 kilometers (19 miles) from General Luna in Philippines on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude 126.4365 East, latitude 9.8017 North, depth = 32.62 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jhwk. Id of event: us2000jhwk. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:57:11 / 7:57 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 32.62 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/02/19 / 2019-02-14 11:57:11 / February 14, 2019 @ 11:57 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Tago (c. 6 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Claver (c. 5 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Placer, Bacuag, Tago (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 twenty, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 30 km E of General Luna, Philippines.
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