A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, Batan Islands region, Philippines kilometers (0 miles) from Batan Islands region, Philippines. Exact location of event, depth 74.15 km, 121.7542° East, 20.9043° North. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:29:23 / 9:29 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 74.15 km (46 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/07/20 / 2020-07-12 09:29:23 / July 12, 2020 @ 9:29 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000am8z. Id of event: us7000am8z.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Basco (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 55 km (34 miles) from Basco (c. 7 300 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: Batan Islands region, Philippines.
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