A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Pondaguitan in Philippines. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 69.54 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 126.1823 East, latitude 5.9481 North, depth = 69.54 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us700048qi. Unique identifier: us700048qi. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/06/19 / 2019-06-23 11:58:41 / June 23, 2019 @ 11:58 am. The temblor was detected at 19:58:41 / 7:58 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 Suyan, La Union, Malita. Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Talagutong (c. 8 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Tibanbang (c. 7 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Suyan (c. 7 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from La Union (c. 5 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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: 45 km S of Pondaguitan, Philippines.
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