A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 120 km SE of Caburan, Philippines (75 miles) on Monday. The temblor was detected at 05:58:42 / 5:58 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us600085yq. Ids that are associated to the event: us600085yq. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/02/20 / 2020-02-23 21:58:42 / February 23, 2020 @ 9:58 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 126.5474° East, 5.3096° North, depth 35 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 120 km SE of Caburan, Philippines.
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