A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines. Id of earthquake: us60009zvw. Event ids that are associated: us60009zvw. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 183.57 km (114 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.3261 East, latitude 5.0255 North, depth = 183.57 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/05/20 / 2020-05-27 07:46:53 / May 27, 2020 @ 7:46 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 15:46:53 / 3:46 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Sapu Padidu (c. 9 800 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Maasin (c. 5 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Baliton (c. 5 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Pangyan (c. 5 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sapu Padidu, Maasin, Glan. Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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