A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Davila in Philippines. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 120.346° East, 18.6258° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jdqi. Id of event: us1000jdqi. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 03:49:24 / 3:49 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 02/03/19 / 2019-03-02 19:49:24 / March 2, 2019 @ 7:49 pm UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Laoag (c. 102 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Batac City (c. 53 500 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from San Nicolas (c. 34 200 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Bacarra (c. 9 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Cabugao (c. 6 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Dingras (c. 6 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cabugao, Claveria, Dingras (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 29 km NW of Davila, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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