A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from General Luna in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 13:22:40 / 1:22 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/02/19 / 2019-02-17 05:22:40 / February 17, 2019 @ 5:22 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.6356 East, latitude 9.7949 North, depth = 35 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000jpmr. Unique identifier: us2000jpmr. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tandag, Cantilan, Socorro (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourty-three, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 52 km E of General Luna, Philippines.
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