A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Lubang in Philippines on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 18:35:57 / 6:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/05/19 / 2019-05-18 10:35:57 / May 18, 2019 @ 10:35 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60003rre. Id of event: us60003rre. Exact location, longitude 120.3014° East, latitude 14.0411° North, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Olongapo (c. 221 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 216 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ibaan, Balsic, Malvar.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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