A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Bobon in Philippines. 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 89.98 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007vy5. Id of event: us70007vy5. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.8914 East, latitude 6.5791 North, depth = 89.98 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/02/20 / 2020-02-18 11:55:40 / February 18, 2020 @ 11:55 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 19:55:40 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Tibanbang (c. 7 800 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from San Ignacio (c. 6 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Batobato, Sigaboy, La Union (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 69 km ESE of Bobon, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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