A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 89 km SW of Sabtang, Philippines (55 miles) on Sunday. Unique identifier: us600087cz. Ids that are associated to the event: us600087cz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 121.2685° East, latitude 19.7559° North, depth = 26.22 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/03/20 / 2020-03-01 11:03:53 / March 1, 2020 @ 11:03 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 26.22 km (16 miles). The temblor was reported at 19:03:53 / 7:03 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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