A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from San Pedro in Philippines. The temblor was reported at 11:04:18 / 11:04 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/11/19 / 2019-11-23 03:04:18 / November 23, 2019 @ 3:04 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 124.0482° East, 11.9947° North, depth 35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006eh3. Id of event: us70006eh3.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 94 km (59 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Masbate (c. 47 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Catarman (c. 47 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Bulan (c. 28 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Irosin (c. 20 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Daanbantayan (c. 13 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mondragon, Patao, Catbalogan (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 5 km ESE of San Pedro, Philippines.
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