A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Burgos in Philippines. Exact location of event, longitude 120.3863 East, latitude 19.1179 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/05/19 / 2019-05-20 06:20:35 / May 20, 2019 @ 6:20 am. The temblor was reported at 14:20:35 / 2:20 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70003nf7. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003nf7.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vintar, Bacarra, Claveria. Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Bacarra (c. 9 600 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Pasuquin (c. 5 800 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Vintar (c. 5 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-six 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 72 km NNW of Burgos, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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