A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Namuac in Philippines on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location, longitude 121.1544° East, latitude 19.0078° North, depth = 35 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:26:59 / 8:26 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/04/20 / 2020-04-10 00:26:59 / April 10, 2020 @ 12:26 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us70008swu. Unique identifier: us70008swu.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (55 miles) from Aparri (c. 33 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Cabaritan East (c. 9 300 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Pasuquin (c. 5 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ballesteros (c. 5 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pasuquin, Aparri, Ballesteros. Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 43 km N of Namuac, Philippines.
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