A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Calamba in Philippines on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/05/19 / 2019-05-20 19:12:10 / May 20, 2019 @ 7:12 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.5975 East, latitude 9.084 North, depth = 35 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003nmw. Id of event: us70003nmw. The epicenter was 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). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:12:10 / 3:12 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Mariano (c. 70 500 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Balingasag, Tagbina, Lagonglong.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 2 km S of Calamba, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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