A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Lamitan in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 140.73 km (87 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us600054du. Unique identifier: us600054du. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:30:30 / 11:30 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/08/19 / 2019-08-13 03:30:30 / August 13, 2019 @ 3:30 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.0563 East, latitude 5.99 North, depth = 140.73 km.
Event epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 16 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Buayan (c. 14 600 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Malandag, Glan, Baliton (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-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 quakes 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: 40 km ESE of Lamitan, Philippines.
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