A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/08/19 / 2019-08-02 07:22:12 / August 2, 2019 @ 7:22 am. The temblor was picked up at 15:22:12 / 3:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.9637 East, latitude 4.9791 North, depth = 95.55 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 95.55 km (59 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us600052um. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600052um. 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 Sarangani (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 72 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines.
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