A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Santo Tomas in Philippines on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us6000a2p2. Event ids that are associated: us6000a2p2. Global time and date of event 30/05/20 / 2020-05-30 14:15:18 / May 30, 2020 @ 2:15 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 14:15:18 / 2:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 125.8281° East, 8.1292° North.
Epicenter of the event was 96 km (60 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 97 km (61 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Valencia (c. 83 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Malaybalay (c. 61 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lasang, Libertad, Butuan. Close 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 three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km SSE of Santo Tomas, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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