A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Pagudpud in Philippines on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.6891 East, latitude 18.9697 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:51:50 / 6:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/08/19 / 2019-08-12 22:51:50 / August 12, 2019 @ 10:51 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000570y. Id of event: us6000570y. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Event epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Laoag (c. 102 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from San Nicolas (c. 34 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Bacarra (c. 9 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Sarrat (c. 5 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Pasuquin (c. 5 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sarrat, San Nicolas, Laoag.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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