A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Malisbeng in Philippines on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/01/20 / 2020-01-18 08:54:10 / January 18, 2020 @ 8:54 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us60007k5h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007k5h. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:54:10 / 4:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 124.1375° East, 5.8733° North, depth 512.43 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 512.43 km (318 miles).
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Surallah (c. 31 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Sebu (c. 21 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Kalamansig (c. 12 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Kiamba (c. 11 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Santo Niño (c. 9 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Maitum (c. 8 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santo Niño, Surallah, Dahay (min 5000 pop).
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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 36 km SW of Malisbeng, Philippines.
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