A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Bobon in Philippines on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 67.67 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 126.8718° East, latitude 6.4924° North, depth = 67.67 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:11:09 / 1:11 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a4it. Unique identifier: us6000a4it. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/05/20 / 2020-05-26 13:11:09 / May 26, 2020 @ 1:11 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Tibanbang (c. 7 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from San Ignacio (c. 6 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from La Union (c. 5 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Batobato, Sigaboy, La Union (min 5000 pop). Nearby 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 73 km SE of Bobon, Philippines.
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