A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Tamisan in Philippines on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50.78 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 126.5149° East, 6.5646° North, depth 50.78 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:26:53 / 4:26 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 22/08/20 / 2020-08-22 04:26:53 / August 22, 2020 @ 4:26 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000biw1. Id of event: us6000biw1.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Magnaga, Manay, Lupon. The epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Tibanbang (c. 7 800 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Magnaga (c. 7 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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