A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Miaga in Philippines. The temblor was picked up at 05:03:25 / 5:03 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/06/19 / 2019-06-11 21:03:25 / June 11, 2019 @ 9:03 pm. Unique identifier: us600042fl. Ids that are associated to the event: us600042fl. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 123.9087° East, latitude 12.312° North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Baligang, Claveria, Tagas (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Legaspi (c. 179 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Sorsogon (c. 82 700 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Masbate (c. 47 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Catarman (c. 47 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Bulan (c. 28 500 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Irosin (c. 20 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 12 km NE of Miaga, Philippines.
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