A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Sulat in Philippines. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 42.01 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us60008c3i. Unique identifier: us60008c3i. Exact location, longitude 125.5639° East, latitude 11.7812° North, depth = 42.01 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:04:33 / 1:04 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/03/20 / 2020-03-08 17:04:33 / March 8, 2020 @ 5:04 pm.
The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Tanauan (c. 16 600 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Borongan (c. 16 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Dolores (c. 9 300 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palapag, Tanauan, Pagsanghan (min 5000 pop).
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 eighteen 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 12 km ESE of Sulat, Philippines.
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