A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Nangan in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/01/19 / 2019-01-19 10:51:42 / January 19, 2019 @ 10:51 am. The temblor was picked up at 18:51:42 / 6:51 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jbzn. Id of event: us2000jbzn. Exact location of event, longitude 126.0998 East, latitude 6.4205 North, depth = 128.98 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 128.98 km (80 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 16 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Digos, Astorga, San Ignacio (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 six, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km SSW of Nangan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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