A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Calatagan in Philippines on Friday. Exact location, longitude 120.5642° East, latitude 13.8207° North, depth = 139.07 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70005cqr. Event ids that are associated: us70005cqr. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 139.07 km (86 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:32:59 / 6:32 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/09/19 / 2019-09-06 10:32:59 / September 6, 2019 @ 10:32 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cardona, Sabang, Janagdong (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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