A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Paluan in Philippines. The epicenter was at a depth of 41.27 km (26 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/10/19 / 2019-10-27 18:07:42 / October 27, 2019 @ 6:07 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700063gx. Id of event: us700063gx. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.4421 East, latitude 13.3183 North, depth = 41.27 km. The temblor was detected at 02:07:42 / 2:07 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Calapan (c. 66 000 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Nasugbu (c. 62 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Balayan (c. 50 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Taal (c. 39 700 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Banaybanay (c. 39 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from San Pascual (c. 39 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alfonso, Banaybanay, Banaybanay.
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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km SSW of Paluan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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