A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Viga in Philippines on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/09/19 / 2019-09-20 18:04:24 / September 20, 2019 @ 6:04 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 124.4778 East, latitude 13.9449 North, depth = 31.57 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 31.57 km (20 miles). Event id: us60005lhv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60005lhv. The temblor was reported at 02:04:24 / 2:04 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Virac (c. 15 100 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Calatagan (c. 7 100 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Pandan (c. 5 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Calolbon (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calolbon, Calatagan, Virac.
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 one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 19 km ENE of Viga, Philippines.
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