A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Katubao in Philippines on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 124.6035 East, latitude 5.4198 North, depth = 73.54 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/02/20 / 2020-02-12 14:29:04 / February 12, 2020 @ 2:29 pm. Id of earthquake: us70007t1j. Event ids that are associated: us70007t1j. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 73.54 km (46 miles). The temblor was picked up at 22:29:04 / 10:29 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sapu Padidu, Sebu, Pangyan (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Sebu (c. 21 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kiamba (c. 11 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Sapu Padidu (c. 9 800 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Maitum (c. 8 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Maasin (c. 5 800 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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