A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Caburan in Philippines. Event id: us1000j8h2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000j8h2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/02/19 / 2019-02-28 05:16:31 / February 28, 2019 @ 5:16 am. The temblor was picked up at 13:16:31 / 1:16 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 96.01 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.1728 East, latitude 5.6687 North, depth = 96.01 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Talagutong, Sarangani, Caburan (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Talagutong (c. 8 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 65 km ESE of Caburan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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