A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Balingasay in Philippines. The temblor was picked up at 13:46:22 / 1:46 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 119.8522° East, 16.3782° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us600040pj. Ids that are associated to the event: us600040pj. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/06/19 / 2019-06-08 05:46:22 / June 8, 2019 @ 5:46 am.
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 Caramutan, Carusucan, Guiset East. Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Baguio (c. 272 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Urdaneta (c. 101 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Mangaldan (c. 88 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from San Fernando (c. 83 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Manaoag (c. 59 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Lingayen (c. 56 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Binmaley (c. 44 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 2 km N of Balingasay, Philippines.
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