A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Basco in Philippines on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: us600089e1. Event ids that are associated: us600089e1. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/03/20 / 2020-03-04 14:15:13 / March 4, 2020 @ 2:15 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:15:13 / 10:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 122.0234° East, 20.5632° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Basco. Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 14 km (9 miles) from Basco (c. 7 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 13 km NNE of Basco, Philippines.
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