A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Baleno in Philippines. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:05:59 / 9:05 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007nia. Id of event: us60007nia. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.5292 East, latitude 12.5693 North, depth = 35.19 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 13:05:59 / January 23, 2020 @ 1:05 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35.19 km (22 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Agupit, Iriga City, Buhi. Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Legaspi (c. 179 500 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Iriga City (c. 94 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Sorsogon (c. 82 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Polangui (c. 77 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Libon (c. 68 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Tabaco (c. 57 900 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Masbate (c. 47 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 11 km NNE of Baleno, Philippines.
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