A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Pondaguitan in Philippines on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.269 East, latitude 5.8177 North, depth = 118.62 km. Unique identifier: us7000be8j. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000be8j. The temblor was detected at 04:24:08 / 4:24 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 04:24:08 / August 22, 2020 @ 4:24 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 118.62 km (74 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (44 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Talagutong (c. 8 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Tibanbang (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tibanbang, Talagutong, Caburan.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 60 km S of Pondaguitan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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