A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Ilioilio in Philippines. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007nv4. Id of event: us70007nv4. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:44:57 / 5:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 119.2637 East, latitude 15.7307 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) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/02/20 / 2020-02-03 21:44:57 / February 3, 2020 @ 9:44 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Masinloc (c. 28 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Iba (c. 26 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 26 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Botolan (c. 23 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Amuñgan (c. 12 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Alaminos (c. 10 500 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Lucapon (c. 5 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sual, Botolan, Alaminos (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifteen 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.
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