A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from General Luna in Philippines. Exact location, longitude 126.3967° East, latitude 9.9393° North, depth = 19.55 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.55 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:11:21 / 7:11 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70003cxs. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003cxs. Global time and date of event 27/04/19 / 2019-04-27 11:11:21 / April 27, 2019 @ 11:11 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Loreto, Luna, Surigao (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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