A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Pondaguitan in Philippines. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 86.93 km (54 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/01/20 / 2020-01-06 02:58:29 / January 6, 2020 @ 2:58 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 10:58:29 / 10:58 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70006v4z. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006v4z. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 126.1958° East, 6.1448° North, depth 86.93 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Maria, Mati, Suyan (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 16 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Talagutong (c. 8 000 pop). 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 24 km S of Pondaguitan, Philippines.
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