A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Marihatag in Philippines. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003m1w. Unique identifier: us70003m1w. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 02:01:23 / 2:01 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54.83 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 126.7599 East, latitude 8.7548 North, depth = 54.83 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/05/19 / 2019-05-07 18:01:23 / May 7, 2019 @ 6:01 pm UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Tagbina (c. 10 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Hinatuan (c. 10 100 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bah-Bah, Patin-ay, San Francisco (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 51 km E of Marihatag, Philippines.
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