A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Bolitoc in Philippines. Global time and date of event 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 10:27:41 / February 4, 2020 @ 10:27 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 119.2924 East, latitude 15.5852 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us70007pe8. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007pe8. The temblor was detected at 18:27:41 / 6:27 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Masinloc (c. 28 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Iba (c. 26 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 26 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Botolan (c. 23 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Amuñgan (c. 12 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Lucapon (c. 5 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Juan, Botolan, Iba (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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