A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Cabra in Philippines on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 21:10:36 / 9:10 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 52.12 km (32 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/08/19 / 2019-08-01 13:10:36 / August 1, 2019 @ 1:10 pm. Id of earthquake: us600052ti. Event ids that are associated: us600052ti. Exact location of earthquake, 119.8648° East, 13.7136° North, depth 52.12 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Putol, Balayan, Mamburao (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Nasugbu (c. 62 900 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Balayan (c. 50 100 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Mamburao (c. 23 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Calatagan (c. 16 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Lian (c. 7 500 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Lumbangan (c. 7 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Binubusan (c. 6 700 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 27 km SW of Cabra, Philippines.
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