A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Labu-o in Philippines on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000jccu. Unique identifier: us1000jccu. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:48:28 / 10:48 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/03/19 / 2019-03-08 14:48:28 / March 8, 2019 @ 2:48 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 28.6 km (18 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 125.0102° East, 7.1378° North, depth 28.6 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Maco, Lantapan, Malandag.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 4 km NW of Labu-o, Philippines.
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