A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Subic in Philippines on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/02/19 / 2019-02-23 04:14:43 / February 23, 2019 @ 4:14 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 12:14:43 / 12:14 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000jlwv. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jlwv. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 71.86 km (45 miles). Exact location, longitude 120.1917° East, latitude 14.8936° North, depth = 71.86 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Mateo, General Emilio Aguinaldo, Dasmariñas (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 91 km (56 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from San Jose del Monte (c. 357 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 4 km WNW of Subic, Philippines.
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