A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Osiao in Philippines on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 09:17:29 / 9:17 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007dv2. Id of event: us60007dv2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/01/20 / 2020-01-11 01:17:29 / January 11, 2020 @ 1:17 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 123.9967° East, 13.07° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mondragon, Catarman, Puro (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Legaspi (c. 179 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Iriga City (c. 94 800 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Sorsogon (c. 82 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Polangui (c. 77 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Libon (c. 68 800 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Tabaco (c. 57 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Masbate (c. 47 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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