A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Caburan in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 126.2841° East, 5.4382° North, depth 70.63 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/09/19 / 2019-09-18 10:42:07 / September 18, 2019 @ 10:42 am UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:42:07 / 6:42 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005lqq. Id of event: us70005lqq. The epicenter was at a depth of 70.63 km (44 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sarangani, Caburan (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 88 km SE of Caburan, Philippines.
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