A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Aurora in Philippines. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005wes. Unique identifier: us70005wes. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 67.29 km (42 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/10/19 / 2019-10-20 18:39:29 / October 20, 2019 @ 6:39 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 121.0424° East, latitude 13.0859° North, depth = 67.29 km. The temblor was detected at 02:39:29 / 2:39 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bignay Uno, Calaca, Santa Catalina Sur. The epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Lipa City (c. 212 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from San Jose (c. 118 800 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Calapan (c. 66 000 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Pinamalayan (c. 43 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Taal (c. 39 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Banaybanay (c. 39 500 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 18 km SSW of Aurora, Philippines.
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