A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 25 kilometers (16 miles) from General Luna in Philippines on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/02/19 / 2019-02-08 17:13:11 / February 8, 2019 @ 5:13 pm. Event id: us2000jnen. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jnen. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The temblor was reported at 01:13:11 / 1:13 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 126.346° East, latitude 9.9233° North, depth = 35 km.
Event epicenter was 94 km (59 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Loreto, Tandag, Luna.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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