A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Pondaguitan in Philippines. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/05/20 / 2020-05-14 18:55:45 / May 14, 2020 @ 6:55 pm. Unique identifier: us70009mjd. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009mjd. The temblor was detected at 02:55:45 / 2:55 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 133.18 km (83 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 133.18 km, 126.4194° East, 6.2343° North.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Malita, Lupon, Mati (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Talagutong (c. 8 000 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 30 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines.
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