A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Salcedo in Philippines on Tuesday. Event id: us70008he4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008he4. Global time and date of event 24/03/20 / 2020-03-24 02:17:09 / March 24, 2020 @ 2:17 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:17:09 / 10:17 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 125.9064° East, latitude 11.274° North, depth = 35 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Borongan (c. 16 500 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Llorente (c. 7 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Basey (c. 7 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Balangiga (c. 5 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Maydolong (c. 5 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Basey, Borongan, Balangiga (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twenty-three 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 29 km ENE of Salcedo, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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