A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Cabodiongan in Philippines. 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: us70007j46. Unique identifier: us70007j46. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:31:57 / 10:31 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 125.1525° East, 13.1331° North. Global time and date of event 25/01/20 / 2020-01-25 02:31:57 / January 25, 2020 @ 2:31 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Catarman (c. 47 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Laoang (c. 16 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Pambujan (c. 10 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Gamay (c. 9 100 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Palapag (c. 8 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Mondragon (c. 5 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Catarman, Gamay, Mondragon (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. 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: 53 km NNE of Cabodiongan, Philippines.
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