A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Santiago in Philippines. The temblor was picked up at 18:36:35 / 6:36 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50.65 km (31 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/06/20 / 2020-06-26 18:36:35 / June 26, 2020 @ 6:36 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000agqs. Unique identifier: us7000agqs. Exact location of event, longitude 126.9564 East, latitude 7.0957 North, depth = 50.65 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Baganga (c. 10 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Taytayan (c. 6 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Cateel (c. 6 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from San Ignacio (c. 6 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Kinablangan (c. 5 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cateel, Taytayan, Mati (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 47 km ESE of Santiago, Philippines.
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