A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Guisijan in Philippines. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.02 km (23 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000bcnx. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bcnx. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:28:39 / 12:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 121.87° East, latitude 11.0656° North, depth = 37.02 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/08/20 / 2020-08-05 00:28:39 / August 5, 2020 @ 12:28 am.
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Iloilo (c. 387 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Kalibo (poblacion) (c. 56 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Passi (c. 42 800 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Pandan (c. 34 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Oton (c. 14 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Janiuay (c. 12 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barotac Nuevo, Salvacion, Jordan (min 5000 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 19 km W of Guisijan, Philippines.
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