A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Cagwait in Philippines. The temblor was picked up at 18:29:49 / 6:29 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/12/19 / 2019-12-21 10:29:49 / December 21, 2019 @ 10:29 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 127.0233° East, 9.0513° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70006x0z. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006x0z.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tandag, Tago, Aras-asan (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Tago (c. 6 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Aras-asan (c. 5 100 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 80 km E of Cagwait, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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