A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Basco in Philippines. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:55:59 / 11:55 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/08/20 / 2020-08-04 11:55:59 / August 4, 2020 @ 11:55 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 157.86 km (98 miles). Exact location of event, depth 157.86 km, 121.9887° East, 20.7853° North. Unique identifier: us6000b952. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b952.
Epicenter of the event was 37 km (23 miles) from Basco (c. 7 300 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Basco (min 5000 pop).
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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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. 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: 37 km N of Basco, Philippines.
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