A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Cato in Philippines on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 99.62 km (62 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 99.62 km, 119.9286° East, 15.8365° North. Unique identifier: us70009g4s. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009g4s. The temblor was picked up at 06:53:23 / 6:53 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/05/20 / 2020-05-08 22:53:23 / May 8, 2020 @ 10:53 pm.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Paz, San Fernando, Baguio (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Baguio (c. 272 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Tarlac City (c. 183 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Urdaneta (c. 101 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Mangaldan (c. 88 800 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from San Fernando (c. 83 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Capas (c. 72 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Manaoag (c. 59 100 pop).
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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 1 km E of Cato, Philippines.
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