A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Pondaguitan in Philippines. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.78 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 35.78 km, 126.5826° East, 6.2092° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:42:32 / 3:42 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005ail. Id of event: us70005ail. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/08/19 / 2019-08-31 07:42:32 / August 31, 2019 @ 7:42 am.
Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Tibanbang (c. 7 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from La Union (c. 5 200 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mati, Batobato, La Union (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 47 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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