A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Santa Fe in Philippines. The epicenter was at a depth of 105 km (65 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:28:16 / 12:28 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/07/20 / 2020-07-08 00:28:16 / July 8, 2020 @ 12:28 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000ajsv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ajsv. Exact location of earthquake, 120.3024° East, 15.1685° North, depth 105 km.
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 96 km (60 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from San Jose del Monte (c. 357 800 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Mandaluyong City (c. 305 600 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Angeles City (c. 299 400 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Santol (c. 299 000 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from San Fernando (c. 251 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Binalonan, Malanday, Mandaluyong City (min 5000 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 20 km NNE of Santa Fe, Philippines.
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