A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Sulangan in Philippines. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/02/19 / 2019-02-18 15:59:59 / February 18, 2019 @ 3:59 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 125.7366° East, 10.6625° North, depth 34.86 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.86 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000j8tr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000j8tr. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:59:59 / 11:59 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Maydolong, Tanauan, Sogod (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Tanauan (c. 16 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Abuyog (c. 15 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Dulag (c. 10 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Sogod (c. 8 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Llorente (c. 7 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Balangiga (c. 5 600 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 fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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