A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from San Nicolas in Philippines. Exact location of event, longitude 119.5397 East, latitude 14.7551 North, depth = 70.3 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 70.3 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 00:09:31 / 12:09 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/03/19 / 2019-03-22 16:09:31 / March 22, 2019 @ 4:09 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000k75a. Unique identifier: us2000k75a.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Juan, Amuñgan, Olongapo. Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Olongapo (c. 221 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Subic (c. 67 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from San Antonio (c. 34 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Castillejos (c. 27 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Iba (c. 26 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Botolan (c. 23 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 61 km WSW of San Nicolas, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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