A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Lawa-an in Philippines. The temblor was reported at 22:12:44 / 10:12 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 121.9477° East, latitude 11.1246° North, depth = 33.48 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us700099ts. Unique identifier: us700099ts. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/05/20 / 2020-05-04 14:12:44 / May 4, 2020 @ 2:12 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.48 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Iloilo (c. 387 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kalibo (poblacion) (c. 56 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Passi (c. 42 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Pandan (c. 34 000 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Oton (c. 14 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Janiuay (c. 12 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Tigbauan (c. 12 700 pop). Nearby 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 Barotac Viejo, Lanot, Panitan.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km WSW of Lawa-an, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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