A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Santa Cruz in Philippines on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude 120.5848 East, latitude 14.9167 North, depth = 60.74 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/04/19 / 2019-04-23 18:03:00 / April 23, 2019 @ 6:03 pm. Unique identifier: us70003av0. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003av0. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:03:00 / 2:03 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 60.74 km (38 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Malaya, Bongabon, Talugtug. Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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