A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Aras-asan in Philippines on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 04:57:35 / 4:57 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/09/19 / 2019-09-25 20:57:35 / September 25, 2019 @ 8:57 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005lcz. Id of event: us70005lcz. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location, longitude 126.588° East, latitude 8.8428° North, depth = 35 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Luis, Bunawan, Talacogon (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Talacogon (c. 15 600 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Bunawan (c. 15 500 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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