A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Callaguip in Philippines. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 120.1202 East, latitude 18.1797 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us70003g1u. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003g1u. The temblor was reported at 07:59:01 / 7:59 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/05/19 / 2019-05-02 23:59:01 / May 2, 2019 @ 11:59 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 50 km (31 miles) from Laoag (c. 102 100 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Batac City (c. 53 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Vigan (c. 48 500 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from San Nicolas (c. 34 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Bantay (c. 10 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Bacarra (c. 9 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Cabugao (c. 6 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vigan, Bantay, Dingras. Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 40 km WNW of Callaguip, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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