A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Dinalongan in Philippines on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/03/19 / 2019-03-05 14:27:55 / March 5, 2019 @ 2:27 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 122.0968 East, latitude 15.7827 North, depth = 39.71 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 39.71 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 22:27:55 / 10:27 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000jfj0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jfj0.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Umiray, Jones, Ligaya (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Maddela (c. 9 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Dingalan (c. 7 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Gabaldon (c. 7 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Maria Aurora (c. 6 800 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Suklayin (c. 5 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Nagtipunan (c. 5 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Masaya Sur (c. 5 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days two 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.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 42 km SSE of Dinalongan, Philippines.
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