A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Hinunangan in Philippines on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 05:43:06 / 5:43 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 125.2001° East, 10.4549° North, depth 10 km. Event id: us700091bg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700091bg. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/04/20 / 2020-04-21 21:43:06 / April 21, 2020 @ 9:43 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (55 miles) from Ormoc (c. 191 200 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Maasin (c. 18 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Baybay (c. 17 700 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Tanauan (c. 16 600 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Placer, Mabini, Isabel.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 6 km N of Hinunangan, Philippines.
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