A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Cagwait in Philippines. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 45.55 km (28 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 126.8318 East, latitude 9.1299 North, depth = 45.55 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/03/20 / 2020-03-21 12:33:11 / March 21, 2020 @ 12:33 pm. The temblor was reported at 20:33:11 / 8:33 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70008dj5. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008dj5.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lianga, Cantilan, Tandag. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (43 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Tago (c. 6 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Aras-asan (c. 5 100 pop).
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 seventy-six 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. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 62 km ENE of Cagwait, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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