A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Puerto Galera in Philippines. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 188.91 km (117 miles). Global time and date of event 09/09/19 / 2019-09-09 17:17:07 / September 9, 2019 @ 5:17 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005dqu. Unique identifier: us70005dqu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 120.9521 East, latitude 13.5247 North, depth = 188.91 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:17:07 / 1:17 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sampaloc, Kawit, Lumbang (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (56 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Lucena (c. 228 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 216 700 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Imus (c. 216 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 2 km N of Puerto Galera, Philippines.
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