A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Hernani in Philippines. Event id: us7000621s. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000621s. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 125.8837° East, latitude 11.5759° North, depth = 30.52 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30.52 km (19 miles). The temblor was reported at 02:09:49 / 2:09 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/10/19 / 2019-10-24 18:09:49 / October 24, 2019 @ 6:09 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Borongan (c. 16 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Dolores (c. 9 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Oras (c. 9 000 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Llorente (c. 7 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Basey (c. 7 800 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Can-Avid (c. 5 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Basey, Arteche, Oras (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every 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.
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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. 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: 39 km NE of Hernani, Philippines.
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