A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Sulangan in Philippines. Event id: us1000j9dl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000j9dl. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/02/19 / 2019-02-20 13:22:29 / February 20, 2019 @ 1:22 pm. The temblor was reported at 21:22:29 / 9:22 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 126.2367° East, latitude 11.0512° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maydolong, Balangiga, Giporlos (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Llorente (c. 7 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Balangiga (c. 5 600 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Maydolong (c. 5 500 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Giporlos (c. 5 300 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 46 km ENE of Sulangan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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