A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from San Nicolas in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us60005mpk. Ids that are associated to the event: us60005mpk. Exact location of event, longitude 119.9214 East, latitude 14.9623 North, depth = 36.09 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:42:46 / 5:42 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/09/19 / 2019-09-24 09:42:46 / September 24, 2019 @ 9:42 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 36.09 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Angeles City (c. 299 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Santol (c. 299 000 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from San Fernando (c. 251 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Olongapo (c. 221 200 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Malolos (c. 198 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Mabalacat City (c. 188 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Tarlac City (c. 183 900 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Balagtas, Gerona, La Paz.
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. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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