A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Salvacion in Philippines. Exact location, longitude 126.1804° East, latitude 8.7925° North, depth = 177 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/09/19 / 2019-09-18 12:27:01 / September 18, 2019 @ 12:27 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 177 km (110 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:27:01 / 8:27 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70005lqu. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005lqu.
Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salvacion, Lingig, Buenavista (min 5000 pop). Nearby 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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