A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Sabtang in Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, 121.6278° East, 20.3849° North, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us70005shb. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005shb. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/10/19 / 2019-10-09 07:57:40 / October 9, 2019 @ 7:57 am. The temblor was detected at 15:57:40 / 3:57 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Basco (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 36 km (23 miles) from Basco (c. 7 300 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 26 km WNW of Sabtang, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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