A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Limbuhan in Philippines. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/08/20 / 2020-08-11 07:26:41 / August 11, 2020 @ 7:26 am. Event id: us6000bcip. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bcip. Exact location, longitude 124.2146° East, latitude 11.9395° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:26:41 / 7:26 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bogo, Bantayan, Palompon (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Masbate (c. 47 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Catarman (c. 47 400 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Bulan (c. 28 500 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Bogo (c. 23 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Irosin (c. 20 700 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 18 km ENE of Limbuhan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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