A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 81 kilometers (50 miles) from San Ignacio in Philippines on Wednesday. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:54:02 / 10:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 48.61 km, 127.1232° East, 6.7402° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.61 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/05/20 / 2020-05-06 02:54:02 / May 6, 2020 @ 2:54 am. Id of earthquake: us70009av0. Event ids that are associated: us70009av0.
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manay, San Ignacio (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from San Ignacio (c. 6 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-three 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 81 km ESE of San Ignacio, Philippines.
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