A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Wawa in Philippines on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 120.7095° East, latitude 13.5874° North, depth = 179.81 km. Global time and date of event 03/10/19 / 2019-10-03 04:55:00 / October 3, 2019 @ 4:55 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us70005q4r. Event ids that are associated: us70005q4r. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 179.81 km (112 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 12:55:00 / 12:55 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nagcarlan, Victoria, Sariaya. Event epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 216 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Imus (c. 216 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Lipa City (c. 212 300 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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