A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Limbuhan in Philippines. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:57:50 / 9:57 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 124.1556° East, latitude 11.7683° North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bgv9. Unique identifier: us6000bgv9. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/08/20 / 2020-08-18 21:57:50 / August 18, 2020 @ 9:57 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 98 km (61 miles) from Ormoc (c. 191 200 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Masbate (c. 47 500 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Catarman (c. 47 400 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Bogo (c. 23 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Bantayan (c. 19 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ormoc, Alangalang, Lipayran (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 17 km SE of Limbuhan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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