A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Itbayat in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000j9z2. Id of event: us1000j9z2. The temblor was reported at 04:34:25 / 4:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 62.57 km, 121.6035° East, 20.8894° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 62.57 km (39 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/03/19 / 2019-03-02 20:34:25 / March 2, 2019 @ 8:34 pm.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Basco (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 62 km (39 miles) from Basco (c. 7 300 pop).
Each 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 two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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