A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Calbiga in Philippines. Id of earthquake: us6000bahg. Event ids that are associated: us6000bahg. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 99.1 km (62 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 125.0301 East, latitude 11.6166 North, depth = 99.1 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/08/20 / 2020-08-02 14:53:40 / August 2, 2020 @ 2:53 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 14:53:40 / 2:53 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Ormoc (c. 191 200 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Carigara (c. 17 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palompon, Gamay, Balogo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two and in the last 365 days nineteen 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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