A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Bagontapay in Philippines on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 09:03:21 / 9:03 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/02/20 / 2020-02-27 01:03:21 / February 27, 2020 @ 1:03 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.23 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008511. Id of event: us60008511. Exact location, longitude 125.0089° East, latitude 6.8745° North, depth = 14.23 km.
Nearby 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 Lun Pequeño, Wao, La Libertad. Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km E of Bagontapay, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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