A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Castanas in Philippines. The temblor was picked up at 20:04:05 / 8:04 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 36.94 km (23 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/09/19 / 2019-09-02 12:04:05 / September 2, 2019 @ 12:04 pm. Event id: us70005cvp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005cvp. Exact location of earthquake, 121.6287° East, 13.7072° North, depth 36.94 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Lucena (c. 228 800 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Binangonan (c. 219 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 216 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Lipa City (c. 212 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aga, Baras, Morong.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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