A earthquake with magnitude 6.6 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from San Pedro in Philippines on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 00:03:48 / 12:03 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000bgbr. Ids that are associated to the event: at00qf8g6j, pt20231000, us6000bgbr. Exact location of earthquake, 124.1303° East, 12.0065° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/08/20 / 2020-08-18 00:03:48 / August 18, 2020 @ 12:03 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near San Pedro in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 123 km (76 miles) from Ormoc (c. 191 200 pop), 127 km (79 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 133 km (83 miles) from Legaspi (c. 179 500 pop), 109 km (67 miles) from Sorsogon (c. 82 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Masbate (c. 47 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Catarman (c. 47 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Bulan (c. 28 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Daraga, Sagpon, Gamay (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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