A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Gadung in Philippines on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005x5x. Id of event: us70005x5x. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/10/19 / 2019-10-14 00:48:15 / October 14, 2019 @ 12:48 am. The temblor was detected at 08:48:15 / 8:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.7446 East, latitude 6.914 North, depth = 42.3 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 42.3 km (26 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Parang (c. 44 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Midsayap (c. 32 900 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Pagaluñgan (c. 31 100 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Laguilayan (c. 17 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Buayan, Sampao, Libungan.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 32 km WNW of Gadung, Philippines.
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