A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Lalauigan in Philippines. Global time and date of event 18/05/19 / 2019-05-18 04:39:01 / May 18, 2019 @ 4:39 am UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:39:01 / 12:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 125.6176° East, latitude 11.6016° North, depth = 35 km. Id of earthquake: us60003rr5. Event ids that are associated: us60003rr5. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dulag, Alangalang, Gamay. Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Tanauan (c. 16 600 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Borongan (c. 16 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Dulag (c. 10 200 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 one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty 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.
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