A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Bobon in Philippines on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 95.35 km (59 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us60009asj. Event ids that are associated: us60009asj. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/04/20 / 2020-04-17 17:33:09 / April 17, 2020 @ 5:33 pm. The temblor was picked up at 01:33:09 / 1:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.7644 East, latitude 6.5135 North, depth = 95.35 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tibanbang (c. 7 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from San Ignacio (c. 6 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Batobato, Manay, Sigaboy (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days ninety 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 62 km SE of Bobon, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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