A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Santa Monica in Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, 125.9419° East, 10.1074° North, depth 54.09 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 03:17:12 / February 4, 2020 @ 3:17 am. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:17:12 / 11:17 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007pe3. Id of event: us70007pe3. The epicenter was at a depth of 54.09 km (34 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cantilan, Kitcharao, Alegria. Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 60 km (38 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Kitcharao (c. 7 200 pop).
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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 14 km NW of Santa Monica, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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