A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Ilioilio in Philippines on Saturday. Unique identifier: us70007j4d. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007j4d. The temblor was detected at 15:47:40 / 3:47 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 119.2215° East, latitude 15.6987° North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/01/20 / 2020-01-25 07:47:40 / January 25, 2020 @ 7:47 am.
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 Iba, Amuñgan, Masinloc. Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Masinloc (c. 28 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Iba (c. 26 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 26 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Amuñgan (c. 12 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Lucapon (c. 5 800 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Taltal (c. 5 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twelve 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: 65 km WSW of Ilioilio, Philippines.
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