A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Puro Pingit in Philippines. Unique identifier: us2000jmib. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jmib. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:27:54 / 3:27 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 49.04 km (30 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/02/19 / 2019-02-24 19:27:54 / February 24, 2019 @ 7:27 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 120.3382° East, 17.7867° North, depth 49.04 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Laoag (c. 102 100 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Batac City (c. 53 500 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Vigan (c. 48 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Tagudin (c. 35 800 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from San Nicolas (c. 34 200 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 28 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Candon (c. 11 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pasil, Tagudin, Santa Maria (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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