A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Ilioilio in Philippines on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 19:06:02 / 7:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 119.235 East, latitude 15.7804 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007j4v. Id of event: us70007j4v. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/01/20 / 2020-01-25 11:06:02 / January 25, 2020 @ 11:06 am.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Iba, Amuñgan, Alaminos. Epicenter of the earthquake was 81 km (50 miles) from Masinloc (c. 28 000 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Iba (c. 26 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 26 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Amuñgan (c. 12 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Alaminos (c. 10 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Lucapon (c. 5 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Taltal (c. 5 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 60 km WSW of Ilioilio, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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