A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Cortes in Philippines on Sunday. Global time and date of event 31/08/19 / 2019-08-31 23:48:39 / August 31, 2019 @ 11:48 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 07:48:39 / 7:48 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70005aqm. Event ids that are associated: us70005aqm. Exact location of event, depth 74.4 km, 126.3369° East, 9.3609° North. 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 74.4 km (46 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Magallanes, Bah-Bah, Barobo (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Barobo (c. 9 900 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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