A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 96 km SSW of Maitum, Philippines (60 miles) on Sunday. Exact location, longitude 124.1595° East, latitude 5.2316° North, depth = 466.84 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/08/20 / 2020-08-23 18:03:37 / August 23, 2020 @ 6:03 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 466.84 km (290 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bjgj. Unique identifier: us6000bjgj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 18:03:37 / 6:03 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 96 km SSW of Maitum, Philippines.
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