A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Balangiga in Philippines. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 114.48 km (71 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 125.3722° East, 10.9311° North, depth 114.48 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70003bdq. Event ids that are associated: us70003bdq. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:48:45 / 12:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/04/19 / 2019-04-15 16:48:45 / April 15, 2019 @ 4:48 pm.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kananya, Bato, Hilongos (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Ormoc (c. 191 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Baybay (c. 17 700 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Carigara (c. 17 500 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Tanauan (c. 16 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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