A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Ilioilio in Philippines on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 7.09 km, 119.3013° East, 15.8273° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.09 km (4 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/03/20 / 2020-03-23 20:56:47 / March 23, 2020 @ 8:56 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 04:56:47 / 4:56 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70008esg. Unique identifier: us70008esg.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Botolan, Magtaking, Zaragoza. Earthquake epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Agoo (c. 29 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Masinloc (c. 28 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Iba (c. 26 900 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 26 400 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Botolan (c. 23 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Amuñgan (c. 12 400 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Alaminos (c. 10 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventeen 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 51 km WSW of Ilioilio, Philippines.
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