A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Caburan in Philippines on Friday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:03:05 / 9:03 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007ku6. Id of event: us70007ku6. The epicenter was at a depth of 47.35 km (29 miles). Global time and date of event 07/02/20 / 2020-02-07 13:03:05 / February 7, 2020 @ 1:03 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 126.2389° East, latitude 5.4273° North, depth = 47.35 km.
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sarangani, Caburan.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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