A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Cortes in Philippines on Friday. The temblor was detected at 02:43:02 / 2:43 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/02/19 / 2019-02-14 18:43:02 / February 14, 2019 @ 6:43 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 126.3567° East, 9.5245° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000jnmt. Unique identifier: us2000jnmt.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mainit, Kitcharao, Alegria. Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 53 km (33 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Kitcharao (c. 7 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days fourty-seven, in the past 30 days fifty-four and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 32 km NNE of Cortes, Philippines.
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