A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Balagon in Philippines. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:43:47 / 5:43 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 123.2348° East, 8.0906° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009em2. Unique identifier: us70009em2. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/05/20 / 2020-05-04 21:43:47 / May 4, 2020 @ 9:43 pm.
Event epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Pagadian (c. 186 900 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Muricay (c. 132 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Dipolog (c. 93 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Ozamiz City (c. 93 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Lala (c. 61 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Dapitan (c. 50 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Imelda, Talusan, Titay (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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 N of Balagon, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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