A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Baculin in Philippines. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.19 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us60004y82. Event ids that are associated: us60004y82. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/07/19 / 2019-07-31 20:44:09 / July 31, 2019 @ 8:44 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.9165 East, latitude 7.4508 North, depth = 44.19 km. The temblor was detected at 04:44:09 / 4:44 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mati, Compostela, Lingig (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Baganga (c. 10 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Taytayan (c. 6 900 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Cateel (c. 6 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Lingig (c. 6 400 pop). Nearby 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 one and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each 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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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: 36 km E of Baculin, Philippines.
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