A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Guirang in Philippines. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 123.35 km (77 miles). Global time and date of event 15/04/20 / 2020-04-15 01:07:56 / April 15, 2020 @ 1:07 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 125.122 East, latitude 11.3517 North, depth = 123.35 km. Unique identifier: us70008wff. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008wff. The temblor was reported at 09:07:56 / 9:07 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calbayog City, Oras, Matlang (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (42 miles) from Ormoc (c. 191 200 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Baybay (c. 17 700 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Carigara (c. 17 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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