A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Malisbeng in Philippines. Id of earthquake: us7000bh5k. Event ids that are associated: us7000bh5k. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 124.0714 East, latitude 5.5524 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/08/20 / 2020-08-30 14:37:13 / August 30, 2020 @ 2:37 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:37:13 / 2:37 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (49 miles) from Kiamba (c. 11 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Maitum (c. 8 500 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kiamba, Maitum (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen 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.
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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. 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: 70 km SSW of Malisbeng, Philippines.
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