A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Namuac in Philippines. The temblor was picked up at 12:31:21 / 12:31 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 121.1495° East, 19.3401° North, depth 35 km. Unique identifier: us70007umy. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007umy. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/02/20 / 2020-02-22 04:31:21 / February 22, 2020 @ 4:31 am.
Epicenter of the event was 82 km (51 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Claveria (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each 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.
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