A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Caburan in Philippines. The temblor was detected at 21:43:35 / 9:43 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70006wbw. Unique identifier: us70006wbw. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 101.72 km (63 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/01/20 / 2020-01-08 13:43:35 / January 8, 2020 @ 1:43 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 126.0575 East, latitude 5.6409 North, depth = 101.72 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Lun Pequeño (c. 11 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Sapu Padidu (c. 9 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Talagutong (c. 8 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Suyan (c. 7 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lun Pequeño, Sapu Padidu, Malapatan (min 5000 pop). Close 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 five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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