A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Ilioilio in Philippines. The temblor was detected at 12:56:05 / 12:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 119.1799° East, latitude 15.7264° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/01/20 / 2020-01-25 04:56:05 / January 25, 2020 @ 4:56 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007fg4. Id of event: us60007fg4.
The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Masinloc (c. 28 000 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Iba (c. 26 900 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 26 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Amuñgan (c. 12 400 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Alaminos (c. 10 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Lucapon (c. 5 800 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Taltal (c. 5 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alaminos, Iba, Amuñgan (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 67 km WSW of Ilioilio, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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