A earthquake with magnitude 6.3 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Tutubigan in Philippines on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 70.17 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00pqefn8, pt19113000, us70003aj3. Id of event: us70003aj3. The temblor was picked up at 13:37:54 / 1:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.1891 East, latitude 11.8273 North, depth = 70.17 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/04/19 / 2019-04-23 05:37:54 / April 23, 2019 @ 5:37 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tutubigan in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 111 km (69 miles) from Ormoc (c. 191 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Catarman (c. 47 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Carigara (c. 17 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Laoang (c. 16 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Allen, Palompon, Abuyog (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 13 km E of Tutubigan, Philippines.
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