A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Pilar in Philippines on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 22:39:05 / 10:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.1268 East, latitude 9.8857 North, depth = 35 km. 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 35 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/02/19 / 2019-02-10 14:39:05 / February 10, 2019 @ 2:39 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jni0. Id of event: us2000jni0.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (44 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tago, Tandag, Loreto (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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