A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Harrison in Philippines. Event id: us700071pj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700071pj. Exact location of earthquake, 120.0247° East, 13.1633° North, depth 46.64 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:36:55 / 11:36 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 17/01/20 / 2020-01-17 15:36:55 / January 17, 2020 @ 3:36 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.64 km (29 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (55 miles) from Sablayan (c. 38 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Mamburao (c. 23 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 9 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Barahan (c. 6 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Lubang (c. 5 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Tayaman (c. 5 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sablayan, Barahan, Lubang.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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