A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Callaguip in Philippines. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003e4s. Id of event: us70003e4s. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 120.0428° East, 18.1151° North. Global time and date of event 29/04/19 / 2019-04-29 17:33:27 / April 29, 2019 @ 5:33 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:33:27 / 1:33 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from Laoag (c. 102 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Batac City (c. 53 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Vigan (c. 48 500 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from San Nicolas (c. 34 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Bantay (c. 10 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Bacarra (c. 9 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Cabugao (c. 6 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vigan, Bantay, Dingras (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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