A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Maasin in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 02:39:46 / 2:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/05/20 / 2020-05-07 18:39:46 / May 7, 2020 @ 6:39 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us70009g1x. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009g1x. Exact location of event, longitude 124.9706 East, latitude 5.636 North, depth = 35 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (36 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Bañga (c. 58 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Surallah (c. 31 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Carpenter, Bañga, Tampakan (min 5000 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 fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 24 km S of Maasin, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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