A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Bungahan in Philippines on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 21/10/19 / 2019-10-21 23:20:52 / October 21, 2019 @ 11:20 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 120.6888 East, latitude 13.9631 North, depth = 115.19 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 115.19 km (72 miles). Event id: us7000617i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000617i. The temblor was picked up at 07:20:52 / 7:20 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lucena, Guiguinto, Santa Cruz (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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