A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Magsaysay in Philippines. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/10/19 / 2019-10-31 17:35:30 / October 31, 2019 @ 5:35 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us700061pp. Ids that are associated to the event: us700061pp. The temblor was detected at 01:35:30 / 1:35 am (local time epicenter). 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 14.08 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 14.08 km, 125.1111° East, 6.7613° North.
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Don Carlos, Dalumangcob, New Visayas (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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: 8 km W of Magsaysay, Philippines.
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