A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Manay in Philippines. The temblor was reported at 07:56:08 / 7:56 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 126.8895 East, latitude 7.058 North, depth = 55.84 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jjta. Id of event: us1000jjta. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/03/19 / 2019-03-12 23:56:08 / March 12, 2019 @ 11:56 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 55.84 km (35 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Batobato, Taytayan, Kinablangan. The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Baganga (c. 10 100 pop), 93 km (57 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Taytayan (c. 6 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from San Ignacio (c. 6 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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 ESE of Manay, Philippines.
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