A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Mangili in Philippines on Thursday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:53:26 / 3:53 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/08/19 / 2019-08-07 19:53:26 / August 7, 2019 @ 7:53 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 87.99 km (55 miles). Exact location, longitude 125.8728° East, latitude 5.9894° North, depth = 87.99 km. Id of earthquake: us60005209. Event ids that are associated: us60005209. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guihing Proper, Batobato, Polomolok (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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