A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Luzon in Philippines on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/07/19 / 2019-07-15 00:14:10 / July 15, 2019 @ 12:14 am. The temblor was picked up at 08:14:10 / 8:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 126.0978° East, 6.5286° North, depth 86.61 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70004k9c. Event ids that are associated: us70004k9c. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 86.61 km (54 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Panabo, Malandag, Maco. Epicenter of the event was 81 km (50 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 1 km NNE of Luzon, Philippines.
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