A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Sulangan in Philippines. Exact location, longitude 126.258° East, latitude 10.7228° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/07/20 / 2020-07-19 09:46:12 / July 19, 2020 @ 9:46 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b3g1. Id of event: us6000b3g1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:46:12 / 9:46 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Loreto, Guiuan (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Loreto (c. 5 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 52 km ESE of Sulangan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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