A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from General Luna in Philippines. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:48:33 / 9:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 126.5038 East, latitude 9.8283 North, depth = 95.71 km. 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 95.71 km (59 miles). Id of earthquake: us70003cgp. Event ids that are associated: us70003cgp. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/04/19 / 2019-04-26 13:48:33 / April 26, 2019 @ 1:48 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bacuag, Tago, Tandag (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Tago (c. 6 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Claver (c. 5 900 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Bacuag (c. 5 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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