A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Lamitan in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.0241 East, latitude 6.0315 North, depth = 123.36 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70004qi7. Id of event: us70004qi7. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 123.36 km (77 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/07/19 / 2019-07-12 03:09:03 / July 12, 2019 @ 3:09 am. The temblor was reported at 11:09:03 / 11:09 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Malalag, Baliton, Malandag (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 16 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Buayan (c. 14 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 36 km E of Lamitan, Philippines.
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