A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Burgos in Philippines. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 126.2516° East, 9.3016° North. Global time and date of event 21/02/20 / 2020-02-21 07:57:34 / February 21, 2020 @ 7:57 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:57:34 / 3:57 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600084q7. Id of event: us600084q7.
Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Libertad, San Francisco, Patin-ay (min 5000 pop).
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. 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 eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 7 km ENE of Burgos, Philippines.
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