A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Santa Maria in Philippines. The temblor was detected at 11:43:53 / 11:43 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70003b5k. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003b5k. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/04/19 / 2019-04-24 03:43:53 / April 24, 2019 @ 3:43 am. Exact location of event, depth 59.48 km, 126.7185° East, 7.9974° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 59.48 km (37 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Ignacio, Lianga, Loreto (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 50 km (31 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from San Mariano (c. 18 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Veruela (c. 18 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Nabunturan (c. 16 700 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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