A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Sabtang in Philippines on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 03:23:01 / 3:23 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007jdt. Id of event: us70007jdt. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global time and date of event 05/02/20 / 2020-02-05 19:23:01 / February 5, 2020 @ 7:23 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 121.4495° East, 20.0874° North, depth 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Basco (c. 7 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Basco.
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. 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 fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
Questions or comments?
Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 51 km WSW of Sabtang, Philippines.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.