A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Ilioilio in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 20/01/20 / 2020-01-20 05:33:16 / January 20, 2020 @ 5:33 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 119.2756° East, 15.7128° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 13:33:16 / 1:33 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us60007b5c. Event ids that are associated: us60007b5c.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 97 km (60 miles) from Agoo (c. 29 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Masinloc (c. 28 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Iba (c. 26 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 26 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Botolan (c. 23 000 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Amuñgan (c. 12 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Alaminos (c. 10 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Magtaking, Agoo, San Juan (min 5000 pop).
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 59 km WSW of Ilioilio, Philippines.
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