A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Sulangan in Philippines. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/04/20 / 2020-04-03 04:27:16 / April 3, 2020 @ 4:27 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us70008mb2. Unique identifier: us70008mb2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 126.181° East, 10.7747° North. The temblor was reported at 12:27:16 / 12:27 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Llorente (c. 7 900 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Balangiga (c. 5 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Loreto (c. 5 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Giporlos (c. 5 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Llorente, Balangiga, Giporlos.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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