A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Sabtang in Philippines. All ids that are associated to the event: us70007qql. Unique identifier: us70007qql. The temblor was picked up at 13:57:05 / 1:57 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 26.82 km (17 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/02/20 / 2020-02-15 05:57:05 / February 15, 2020 @ 5:57 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 121.3866 East, latitude 20.113 North, depth = 26.82 km.
Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Basco (c. 7 300 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Basco (min 5000 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 56 km WSW of Sabtang, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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