A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Namuac in Philippines on Thursday. Id of earthquake: us60006pd4. Event ids that are associated: us60006pd4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 05:37:29 / 5:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 121.1566 East, latitude 18.9209 North, depth = 38.71 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.71 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/11/19 / 2019-11-27 21:37:29 / November 27, 2019 @ 9:37 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Aparri (c. 33 200 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Cabaritan East (c. 9 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Pasuquin (c. 5 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ballesteros (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pasuquin, Aparri, Ballesteros.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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: 34 km N of Namuac, Philippines.
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