A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Hinatuan in Philippines. The temblor was reported at 13:12:04 / 1:12 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 126.7702° East, latitude 8.604° North, depth = 35 km. Global time and date of event 23/09/19 / 2019-09-23 05:12:04 / September 23, 2019 @ 5:12 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us70005pe3. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005pe3. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bah-Bah, Patin-ay, San Francisco. The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Tagbina (c. 10 700 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Hinatuan (c. 10 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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