A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Santa Monica in Philippines on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.3443 East, latitude 10.1549 North, depth = 35 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/07/20 / 2020-07-07 01:01:33 / July 7, 2020 @ 1:01 am. The temblor was picked up at 01:01:33 / 1:01 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000andk. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000andk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Claver, Loreto, Socorro (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Claver (c. 5 900 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Loreto (c. 5 400 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. 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: 36 km ENE of Santa Monica, Philippines.
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