A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Limbuhan in Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, 124.129° East, 11.9463° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/08/20 / 2020-08-18 03:45:01 / August 18, 2020 @ 3:45 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bclw. Id of event: us7000bclw. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 03:45:01 / 3:45 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Patao, Carigara, Medellin (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Masbate (c. 47 500 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Catarman (c. 47 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Bulan (c. 28 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Irosin (c. 20 700 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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