A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Limbuhan in Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 124.2042 East, latitude 11.9537 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bguy. Unique identifier: us6000bguy. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:50:45 / 9:50 pm (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: 18/08/20 / 2020-08-18 21:50:45 / August 18, 2020 @ 9:50 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Masbate (c. 47 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Catarman (c. 47 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Bulan (c. 28 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Irosin (c. 20 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Carigara (c. 17 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Patao, Medellin, Kananya.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 18 km ENE of Limbuhan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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