A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Santa Monica in Philippines on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 70.62 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000aesg. Event ids that are associated: us6000aesg. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/06/20 / 2020-06-13 19:14:57 / June 13, 2020 @ 7:14 pm. The temblor was picked up at 19:14:57 / 7:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 126.0361 East, latitude 10.1369 North, depth = 70.62 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kitcharao, Alegria, Cantilan.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 12 km N of Santa Monica, Philippines.
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