A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 146 km ESE of Santiago, Philippines (91 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jaw0. Id of event: us1000jaw0. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:54:34 / 9:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 127.8026° East, latitude 6.7845° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/02/19 / 2019-02-23 00:54:34 / February 23, 2019 @ 12:54 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 146 km ESE of Santiago, Philippines.
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