A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Lukatan in Philippines. The temblor was reported at 08:10:34 / 8:10 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70005fvd. Event ids that are associated: us70005fvd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 172.3 km (107 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 126.816° East, latitude 6.6975° North, depth = 172.3 km. Global time and date of event 06/09/19 / 2019-09-06 00:10:34 / September 6, 2019 @ 12:10 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lupon, Sigaboy, Batobato (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Tibanbang (c. 7 800 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty 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.
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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. 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: 55 km SE of Lukatan, Philippines.
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