A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Jomalig in Philippines on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us60006r92. Event ids that are associated: us60006r92. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 122.7441 East, latitude 14.8315 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/12/19 / 2019-12-07 10:38:11 / December 7, 2019 @ 10:38 am. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:38:11 / 6:38 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Basud, Polillo, Mercedes (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Daet (c. 78 100 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Jose Pañganiban (c. 21 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Labo (c. 18 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Mercedes (c. 17 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Santa Elena (c. 14 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Vinzons (c. 13 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 42 km ENE of Jomalig, Philippines.
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