A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Bayabas in Philippines. 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 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 03:10:02 / 3:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 126.6304° East, 9.0913° North, depth 35 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000j8tw. Id of event: us1000j8tw. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/02/19 / 2019-02-18 19:10:02 / February 18, 2019 @ 7:10 pm.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tagbina, Hinatuan, Barobo (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Tagbina (c. 10 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Hinatuan (c. 10 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Barobo (c. 9 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 40 km ENE of Bayabas, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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