A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Puro Pingit in Philippines. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:36:38 / 5:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 119.875° East, 17.5983° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 19/02/20 / 2020-02-19 09:36:38 / February 19, 2020 @ 9:36 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us600084jz. Unique identifier: us600084jz.
The epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Batac City (c. 53 500 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Vigan (c. 48 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Tagudin (c. 35 800 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 28 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Candon (c. 11 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Bantay (c. 10 100 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Cabugao (c. 6 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tagudin, Santa Maria, Batac City (min 5000 pop).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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