A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Caburan in Philippines. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007s6p. Id of event: us70007s6p. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:58:08 / 10:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 126.1431° East, 5.4869° North, depth 102.96 km. Global time and date of event 18/02/20 / 2020-02-18 02:58:08 / February 18, 2020 @ 2:58 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 102.96 km (64 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sarangani, Caburan (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and six 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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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 73 km SE of Caburan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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