A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Caburan in Philippines on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us60007hcc. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007hcc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 126.1112° East, latitude 5.7093° North, depth = 127.41 km. The temblor was picked up at 09:54:25 / 9:54 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 127.41 km (79 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/01/20 / 2020-01-14 01:54:25 / January 14, 2020 @ 1:54 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Sapu Padidu (c. 9 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Talagutong (c. 8 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Suyan (c. 7 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sapu Padidu, Malita, Malapatan (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 56 km ESE of Caburan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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