A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Bolitoc in Philippines on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 12:31:11 / 12:31 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007ld7. Id of event: us60007ld7. Exact location of event, longitude 119.3558 East, latitude 15.5968 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/01/20 / 2020-01-20 04:31:11 / January 20, 2020 @ 4:31 am UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Narciso, Bugallon, Aguilar (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 96 km (60 miles) from Agoo (c. 29 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Masinloc (c. 28 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Iba (c. 26 900 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 26 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Botolan (c. 23 000 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from San Narciso (c. 15 600 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Poblacion, San Felipe (c. 15 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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