A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Ilioilio in Philippines on Tuesday. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:23:21 / 4:23 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70008es8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008es8. Exact location of earthquake, 119.0233° East, 15.8153° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/03/20 / 2020-03-23 20:23:21 / March 23, 2020 @ 8:23 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 26 400 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Lucapon (c. 5 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lucapon, Santa Cruz (min 5000 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 81 km WSW of Ilioilio, Philippines.
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