A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Garchitorena in Philippines. Exact location of event, depth 46.7 km, 123.7306° East, 14.36° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70006xqp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006xqp. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 46.7 km (29 miles). The temblor was picked up at 05:24:57 / 5:24 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/12/19 / 2019-12-26 21:24:57 / December 26, 2019 @ 9:24 pm.
The epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Daet (c. 78 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Calabanga (c. 26 800 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Goa (c. 20 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Mercedes (c. 17 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Vinzons (c. 13 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Tigaon (c. 12 500 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Tinambac (c. 10 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calolbon, Calabanga, Vinzons. Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 53 km N of Garchitorena, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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