A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Sulangan in Philippines on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 16:01:27 / 4:01 pm (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 19/03/19 / 2019-03-19 08:01:27 / March 19, 2019 @ 8:01 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us1000jidv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jidv. Exact location, longitude 126.2961° East, latitude 11.1138° North, depth = 58.68 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 58.68 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Llorente (c. 7 900 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Balangiga (c. 5 600 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Maydolong (c. 5 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Giporlos (c. 5 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Balangiga, Maydolong, Giporlos. Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-three 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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