A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Santa Fe in Philippines on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us600088gb. Unique identifier: us600088gb. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 68.51 km (43 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:51:08 / 2:51 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 124.8845° East, 11.1935° North, depth 68.51 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/03/20 / 2020-03-03 06:51:08 / March 3, 2020 @ 6:51 am.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 37 km (23 miles) from Ormoc (c. 191 200 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Bogo (c. 23 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Baybay (c. 17 700 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Carigara (c. 17 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bogo, Bato, Daanbantayan.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 3 km WNW of Santa Fe, Philippines.
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