A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Sulangan in Philippines on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 65.72 km (41 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us60006q8j. Unique identifier: us60006q8j. The temblor was picked up at 00:39:28 / 12:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 65.72 km, 125.598° East, 10.7528° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/12/19 / 2019-12-02 16:39:28 / December 2, 2019 @ 4:39 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Baybay (c. 17 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Tanauan (c. 16 600 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Borongan (c. 16 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Abuyog (c. 15 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Burauen (c. 14 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Balogo, Borongan, Alangalang (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-seven 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 32 km SW of Sulangan, Philippines.
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