A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Salvacion in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 113.4 km (70 miles). Unique identifier: us6000bifk. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bifk. Exact location of event, depth 113.4 km, 126.2919° East, 8.6537° North. The temblor was detected at 02:13:24 / 2:13 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 17/08/20 / 2020-08-17 02:13:24 / August 17, 2020 @ 2:13 am UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Libertad, Butuan, Cantilan (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty 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. 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: 11 km SE of Salvacion, Philippines.
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