A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Bagontapay in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22.21 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 124.9986° East, latitude 6.8457° North, depth = 22.21 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/10/19 / 2019-10-29 17:47:52 / October 29, 2019 @ 5:47 pm. Unique identifier: us600064h6. Ids that are associated to the event: us600064h6. The temblor was reported at 01:47:52 / 1:47 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Libertad, Wao, San Jose (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (46 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop).
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 ten, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km E of Bagontapay, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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