A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Socorro in Philippines. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jng1. Id of event: us2000jng1. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/02/19 / 2019-02-09 03:53:28 / February 9, 2019 @ 3:53 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 95.56 km (59 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 126.0574 East, latitude 9.5554 North, depth = 95.56 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:53:28 / 11:53 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Buenavista, Bayugan, Libertad. Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Buenavista (c. 18 700 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km SE of Socorro, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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