A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Burias in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 54.46 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 19:38:12 / May 19, 2020 @ 7:38 pm. Event id: us70009l4a. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009l4a. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:38:12 / 3:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 124.9941° East, 5.4829° North, depth 54.46 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cebuano, Lambo, Malandag. Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Sebu (c. 21 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 38 km SW of Burias, Philippines.
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