A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Jomalig in Philippines. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us60007bh6. Unique identifier: us60007bh6. The temblor was reported at 02:04:37 / 2:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 122.8501° East, 14.792° North, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/01/20 / 2020-01-06 18:04:37 / January 6, 2020 @ 6:04 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Elena, Basud, Tulay na Lupa (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Daet (c. 78 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Jose Pañganiban (c. 21 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Labo (c. 18 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Mercedes (c. 17 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Santa Elena (c. 14 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Vinzons (c. 13 600 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 52 km E of Jomalig, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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