A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from La Paz in Philippines. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/07/20 / 2020-07-30 04:09:05 / July 30, 2020 @ 4:09 am. Exact location, longitude 126.4097° East, latitude 9.0332° North, depth = 43.2 km. Event id: us6000b9qt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b9qt. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:09:05 / 4:09 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.2 km (27 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cabadbaran, Tungao, San Luis (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 96 km (59 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 17 km ENE of La Paz, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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