A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Mangili in Philippines. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 113.42 km (70 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 19/11/19 / 2019-11-19 13:31:20 / November 19, 2019 @ 1:31 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:31:20 / 9:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 125.8355 East, latitude 5.927 North, depth = 113.42 km. Id of earthquake: us70006dns. Event ids that are associated: us70006dns.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sulop, Maasin, Polomolok (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 18 km ESE of Mangili, Philippines.
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