A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Buhangin in Philippines on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us2000jn7j. Event ids that are associated: us2000jn7j. The temblor was picked up at 10:43:14 / 10:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 209.65 km, 125.5536° East, 6.5419° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 209.65 km (130 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/02/19 / 2019-02-03 02:43:14 / February 3, 2019 @ 2:43 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dahay, Tubod, Carmen (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop). 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 5 km N of Buhangin, Philippines.
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