A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from San Marcelino in Philippines on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/03/20 / 2020-03-19 06:49:48 / March 19, 2020 @ 6:49 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:49:48 / 2:49 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 66.53 km (41 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.155 East, latitude 14.9634 North, depth = 66.53 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70008c0p. Unique identifier: us70008c0p.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 97 km (61 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from San Jose del Monte (c. 357 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Angeles City (c. 299 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Santol (c. 299 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from San Fernando (c. 251 200 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Olongapo (c. 221 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Malolos (c. 198 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Noveleta, Bibiclat, Quiapo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 1 km SSW of San Marcelino, Philippines.
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