A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Cagwait in Philippines on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 126.6271 East, latitude 8.9937 North, depth = 39.78 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.78 km (25 miles). Global time and date of event 08/05/19 / 2019-05-08 18:04:26 / May 8, 2019 @ 6:04 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us70003iig. Event ids that are associated: us70003iig. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:04:26 / 2:04 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bayugan, Bislig, Patin-ay (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 93 km (58 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Tagbina (c. 10 700 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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