A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Lalauigan in Philippines on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 11:01:07 / 11:01 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 77 km (48 miles). Exact location, longitude 125.5791° East, latitude 11.651° North, depth = 77 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/05/19 / 2019-05-08 03:01:07 / May 8, 2019 @ 3:01 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003i6i. Unique identifier: us70003i6i.
Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Tanauan (c. 16 600 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Borongan (c. 16 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Dulag (c. 10 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dulag, Alangalang, Gamay (min 5000 pop). 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 one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km ENE of Lalauigan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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